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Here's the Math: Higher Oil Price Could Cost Median U.S. Household $700 in 2011!

An analysis of the effect that rising crude oil prices is having, and will continue to have, on America's standard of living is very revealing. For every $1 increase in a barrel of crude oil the cost of what you pay at the pump for a gallon of gasoline goes up $0.03. That may not seem like much but the recent spike in the price of oil, were it to remain at its current level of $105 per barrel, would cost the median household somewhere in the neighborhood of $700 in 2011 - yes, $700! Words: 345

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