Do Retail Gasoline Prices Go Up Faster Than They Come Down?

Michael Giberson Usually, retail gasoline prices do go up faster than they fall. Martha White, in Slate’s Explainer column, explains: Analyses of gasoline economics show that when the price of oil rises, it takes up to four weeks for gas station prices to catch up, with most of the increase taking place within the first … More Do Retail Gasoline Prices Go Up Faster Than They Come Down?More Do Retail Gasoline Prices Go Up Faster Than They Come Down?