An Unusual Play on $5 Gasoline

Far be it from me to disregard signs from the wilderness when doing research on stocks or on longer-term investment themes.

My mom asking for insidery thoughts on the probability of $5 a gallon gasoline in 2012 was the first sign. Sign No. 2 was hearing furniture maker La-Z-Boy (LZB) sound cautious on the outlook for its raw-material expenditures. Finally, sign No. 3 was another quarter from Dollar Tree (DLTR) in which the company said its already razor-thin profit margins were pinched by high fuel prices....489 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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