Forbes  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Although they're starting to creep back up, Americans continue to enjoy relatively low gasoline prices, with the current national average of $2.50 per gallon down by about $1 over the same time last year. That's the good news. The bad news is that...
Forbes  Mar 5  Comment 
GMC is the sizzling General Motors brand du jour, benefiting from a perfect (snow) storm of offering vehicles in some of the market's hottest segments, helping revive a newly promising old segment, and riding lower gasoline prices to consumers'...
Automotive World  Mar 4  Comment 
The Mercedes-Benz Metris is a version of the new Mercedes-Benz Vito that has been especially adapted to the U.S. market Sales of panel van and Tourer versions to begin in September A midsize commercial van designed specifically for city use...
Benzinga  Mar 4  Comment 
Every year around this time, gasoline prices go up as refiners transition from "winter blend" to "summer blend." This year, however, according to GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst, Patrick DeHaan, "It's inevitable that retail prices will climb...
MarketWatch  Mar 3  Comment 
The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday said crude supplies rose 2.9 million barrels for the week ended Feb. 27, according to sources. Analysts surveyed by Platts forecast a crude-supply climb of 3.7 million barrels. Sources said the API...
TechCrunch  Mar 3  Comment 
 If you’ve ever dreamt of pulling a Little Rascals and riding down a massive hill on a wooden scooter, have we got a Kickstarter for you. The PlyFly Go-Kart is a flat-pack built-it-yourself go-kart that runs on a gasoline engine and can go up...
Clusterstock  Mar 3  Comment 
One of the world's largest oil producers is running out of gasoline. Nigeria's main cities are facing acute gasoline shortages as importers feel the pinch of a plummeting local currency, tighter credit lines and unpaid government subsidies, oil...
Red Orbit  Mar 3  Comment 
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - @ShayneJacopian According to Mythbusters, the answer is mostly no. While a cigarette butt has the potential to ignite gasoline, it doesn’t have enough sustained heat. Gasoline ignites at 500-550°F, and...
Motley Fool  Mar 3  Comment 
While the low price of gasoline has many in the United States considering a return to fuel-hungry vehicles, the price actually has been rising in the country’s car capital.


This article describes the specific commodity. For information about oil prices in general, see the article on Oil Prices.

Gasoline is a mixture of hydrocarbons used primarily in the fueling of internal combustion engines (e.g. automobile engines). Gasoline prices generally follow crude oil prices. The commodity trades on the NYMEX and is valued in US dollars per gallon.

The chart at left shows continuos front-month futures prices for RBOB Gasoline traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Prices, Ticker, and Delivery Dates

RBOB Gasoline futures contracts are traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange under ticker symbol RB and are delivered every month of the year. (For more information on commodity tickers, check out the commodity ticker construction page.)

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