NEWS
Mixed Outlook for Diesel
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:49 AM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Thanksgiving to Valentine's Day ranks as the normal seasonal low for diesel fuel prices and the best fuel buying opportunity of the year, based on five-year averages. But before you dive into year-end purchases, consider 2012-13 has been anything but average.

Abnormally low stocks of diesel fuel in the U.S. would suggest a tight winter season that would move prices higher during the coming months. However, slow economic growth may temper price increases, according to experts. (DTN customers can monitor daily markets for diesel and other fuel under the Markets section).

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