The average price of gasoline in the United States topped $4 a gallon over the weekend for the first time in history, and Goldman Sachs predicted the price of a barrel of oil could continue to rise, to $150.
That's 50% higher than the milestone of $100 a barrel that some analysts thought impossible just a few months ago. Some areas of the country, like Los Angeles, are already seeing gas prices rise toward $4.50.
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