A historical look at how diesel prices have changed since the 1990s paints a picture of a once stably-priced commodity changing into a fairly volatile one.
Following a half-cent drop during the week ended Dec. 31, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday, Jan. 7, fell another 0.7 cents.
The average price in the U.S. for a gallon of diesel dropped again this week — 4.6 cents to $3.945.
The price of diesel for the week ended Monday dropped just a smudge — four-tenths of a cent — to $3.976 a gallon, following the first week the national average diesel price dropped below $4 ...
After 11 consecutive weeks of climbing prices, the national average retail diesel price fell 4.9 cents to $4.086.
The national average retail diesel price climbed for the 11th consecutive week, climbing 0.3 cent to $4.135 a gallon.
The national average retail diesel price rose 6.1 cents to $4.026 a gallon during the week ended Aug. 20.
The national average diesel price soared to $3.96 a gallon — 13 cents per gallon higher than the same week last year.
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