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$50 Oil: A Spreading Slick of Pain

By Amey Stone

More Expensive Transportation. Transportation companies are often the first to try to pass along higher fuel costs to customers. Consider that jet-fuel and diesel-fuel (used by truckers) prices have gone up sharply this year. Not only will it cost more for airlines more to fly their planes but all businesses will pay more to move their products to stores, too.

The good news for consumers: So far, companies haven't been able to pass along too much of the cost increase to customers yet. For example, even though jet fuel is up 40% in the past year, the average airline ticket is down 3.5%, says David Kelly, Putnam

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