Three Years of Expensive

Quietly and unnoticed, the US passed a milestone on December 23, 2013 - three straight years of gasoline over $3/gallon.

CNBC covered the story a few months ago when we passed the 1,000 day mark.

While shale promoters continually promise lower prices at the pump, it remains to be seen if gasoline will ever drop significantly under $3/gallon again. The days of cheap oil are over.