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Profiting at the pump: Low gas prices lead to consumer spending

Profiting at the pump: Low gas prices lead to consumer spending

By Declan Harty

March 9, 2016


Filed under News

Bob Sinclair doesn’t keep his eyes on the gas meter as he fills up his Lexus RX350. In seconds, a click signals that the retired dentist’s SUV is filled back up; the pump reads $10.14.“It’s just nice to have to pay a little less,” Sinclair said. In the recent past, he paid “$200 to $300 a ...