A welcome drop in fuel prices

Crude oil prices tend to go down when people are worried about the economy, which in turn sends gas prices down. In 2008, crude oil was higher than in 2011, but both dropped when the economy became troubled.

Crude oil prices tend to go down when people are worried about the economy.
Sources: Bloomberg, AAA. The Washington Post. Published on August 12, 2011, 11:25 p.m.
 
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