Industrialized Cyclist Notepad

supply issues
October 4, 2012, 09:09
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Gasoline station owners in the Los Angeles area including Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) are beginning to shut pumps because of supply shortages that have driven wholesale fuel prices to record highs.

Costco’s outlet in Simi Valley, 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles, ran out of regular gasoline yesterday and was selling premium fuel at the price of regular, Jeff Cole, Costco’s vice president of gasoline, said by telephone. The company hasn’t been able to find enough unbranded summer-grade gasoline to keep its stations supplied, he said.

via California Gas Stations Begin to Shut on Record-High Spot Prices – Bloomberg.


If You Want to Know What’s Really Going On Around Here
October 4, 2012, 09:00
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Consider those issues of great national importance which remained carefully unmentioned by both men in the so-called debate, and which will not be mentioned by any of the analysts discussing it.