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Oil price gains to above $94 on weaker dollar

Associated Press -- The price of oil rose by more than a dollar Monday, to above $94 a barrel, as it recovered from sharp drops last week and echoed strong gains in European stock markets.

By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for April delivery was up $1.11 to $94.24 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 29 cents to settle at $93.13 in New York on Friday.

Oil dived last week on the possibility that the Federal Reserve might stop offering monetary stimulus, which its most recently released minutes suggested was possible. That would strengthen the dollar, making crude more expensive for international investors, and shut off a supply of money that some say had been fueling speculative trades in commodity markets.

The price of crude stabilized F


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 5:55:01 AM

wow. That's even more painful rj.
rjhenn
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 1:30:08 AM

Here we were up 66¢, but recently dropped 5¢.
QualTekGuy
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 7:58:48 PM

It is not the cause of the pump price rise.

[Edited by: QualTekGuy at 3/2/2013 9:59:26 PM EST]
honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 5:14:50 AM

prices at the pump aren't dropping much... 65 cents up, not even 15 cents back down so far.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 3:58:48 AM

another round of BOHICA on the horizon, eh?
KhelbenArunson
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 7:56:16 PM

Boo.
ejl2000
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 4:37:09 AM

Hope & Change ....... Due to current economic conditions the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off!
2005Retired
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:02:45 PM

we all feel weaker
regout
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:45:14 PM

It will be the same every month. Up and down.
ican2step
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:44:28 PM

Okay
GAS1251
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:36:01 PM

Full moon pulls on oil also
ricebike
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:32:47 PM

up and down

yea, we get it
Vette1967
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:32:27 PM

Okay...
crreed1
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:31:41 PM

old news
10k
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:31:06 PM

don't y'all know all those muslim arab countries are laughing at the idiot sheeple in this country..
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:27:47 PM

Problem is we keep exporting more refined fuels from now US oil and imports as we can do that but cannot export oil. All about profits now, not demand or use.
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:25:26 PM

Weaker does not mean prices go down.
Only means we are cheaper to foreigners.
mcbrownie220
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:25:23 PM

ok
unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:25:22 PM

Fact of life. Oil goes up so does gas. Oil goes down, gas goes up.
mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:21:56 PM

So why haven't gas prices gone down?
wshokie12
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:21:49 PM

Okay.
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:20:42 PM

Should go down today.
GasholeMI
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:20:19 PM

Local pump prices up to 3.99 here today.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:19:57 PM

Gas prices going back up.
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:18:52 PM

Fiscal cliff again!
Zonk
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:18:46 PM

The price of oil remains out of control.
pokey2002
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:17:32 PM

Whats next?
rahcat
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:17:23 PM

INSANITY.......UP TO $3.99 TODAY!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:14:49 PM

Good thing I didn't hold my breath on the news that prices were dropping.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:13:55 PM

The target inflation rate is 2%, but there was none in January.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:13:26 PM

joy...
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:13:21 PM

anythink we don't know?
E350
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:12:35 PM

it's weaker alright.
jetmech568
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:10:03 PM

see what happens
Badjef
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:07:54 PM

Blame it on Washington.

They are the big elephant in the room!
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:07:00 PM

crooks
TheeRedRam
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:06:59 PM

Let's see how this plays out
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:04:45 PM

Oil and gasoline are very overpriced. Hopefully, some speculators are about to lose a lot of money.
sjhman
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:04:36 PM

no
JasTheAce
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:03:32 PM

yep
okgasbud
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:02:34 PM

What's your point? Gas prices will still fluctuate at will. Thanks for posting.
mia3bxs
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:00:04 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:56:47 PM

ok
boatcrazyinme
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:55:36 PM

Do you get the feeling our goverment dosent realy care?
WGW1
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:54:04 PM

Good news is bad, bad news is good.
7SPEEDY7
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:54:04 PM

Sad
UrbEx219
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:53:20 PM

Corporate States of America
EvPv
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:45:11 PM

I don't know. Can't get past the "Oil dived last week...". Shouldn't that be 'Oil dove last week....'

It will be interesting to see if the stalemate in D.C. trumps the election results or lack of in Italy regarding the value of the U.S. dollar.
TXRanger09
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:41:35 PM

Whats the reason for natural gas rising?
Titan_62
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:40:35 PM

Thanks for posting
Marson
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:39:30 PM

Why?
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