The Price of Gasoline Dips

A gas price sign is shown in McKinney, Texas, Friday, July 18, 2008. Prices at the pump backed away from record highs as oil futures edged up Friday, but crude's gains were modest in comparison to the spectacular three-day drop earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

AAA fuel-gauge report this morning puts the national average price of a gallon of regular at $4.04 a gallon. That's down a little more than a penny from yesterday.

And it's seven cents better than the record high six days ago. Premium is also down about a penny from yesterday, to $4.43 a gallon