Pres. Obama may have caught a break in today's jobs numbers, but retail gasoline prices -...

|By:, SA News Editor

Pres. Obama may have caught a break in today's jobs numbers, but retail gasoline prices - already the highest on average since July 2008 - likely will continue to climb this month as refinery and pipeline problems overshadow weakness in U.S. consumer demand. "It will only take another refinery issue and a bit more geopolitical noise to have the first U.S. election [with gas] at $4/gallon," one analyst says.