The beginning of spring and a big spike in crude oil prices means U.S. consumers are paying more for gasoline and should get used to it, analysts said. Motor club AAA reports a national average retail price of $2.62 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline, a 2.5 percent jump from last week. That increase followed a spike in crude oil prices last week of nearly 8 percent, driven by tensions in the Middle East and concerns that U.S. President Donald Trump will upend the nuclear deal that lets Iranian oil flow through the European market. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, of which Iran is a member, is limiting production to erase a market surplus that pushed oil prices to historic lows. With […]