Thursday, September 20, 2007

"Crude-oil Futures Hit New High Above $83 a Barrel" (via MarketWatch)

With new record gas prices, motorists are forced to more often than ever have to use plastic, rather than pay with cash, as the amount of each fill-up rises. This means that in many cases, the credit card associations' member banks are reaping even more grossly-inflated interchange fees at the expense of all consumers; they continue to reap windfall profits during this national economic energy emergency, and, seemingly, nobody is noticing?