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Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Apr 1, 2014 04:10 PM CDT

Over the last month, the price spread between ethanol and RBOB gasoline futures prices have seen significant changes. Ethanol prices went from a 66-cent discount to front-month RBOB gasoline futures contracts March 1, to a 64-cent-per-gallon premium over the RBOB gasoline market April 1. This accounts for a shift of $1.30 per gallon.

But unlike most spring seasons, the shift does not represent a wide move in RBOB gasoline prices as May contracts have been contained within a 10-cents-per-gallon range over the last month.

The ethanol market is in the middle of a volatile market shift that has accounted for ...

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