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Crude Oil Falls to Four-Day Low on China Slowdown, European Debt

Bloomberg -- Oil dropped to the lowest level in four days in New York, falling below $89 a barrel amid speculation that global fuel demand will falter as China's economy slows and Europe struggles to control its debt crisis.

Futures slid as much as 3.7% after a Chinese central bank adviser said the nation's economy may cool further, putting at risk consumption in the world's second-biggest crude consumer. International creditors meet in Athens tomorrow as concern grows that Greece may not meet its bailout targets and after an aid package for Spain failed to prevent the cost of insuring its government's debt rose to a record.

"The continuing saga of the euro, and in particular the travails of Spain and fears that this will soon be played out in France and Italy, is driving today's sell-off," ...


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Submitted Jul 23, 2012 By: brbaritone
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sparky808
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2012 12:27:14 PM

Thank you for posting.
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otherdave
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2012 6:00:00 AM

Not seeing it at the pump.
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hogfan24
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2012 4:13:12 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2012 12:08:14 AM

Start of another REPUBLICAN RECESSION!!
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LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2012 12:08:13 AM

Good to see the prices fall. But, they'll only fall a little before going back up again.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:20:30 PM

a total mess
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Number43
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:17:10 PM

For that to happen Bud , it would require planing and leadership.Obummer can't do either.
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silverfox63
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:16:43 PM

It will not stay down long unless the situation in Europe gets a lot worse.
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TFowler513
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:15:01 PM

Is 20121221 not here yet??? The world needs a mulligan!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:14:22 PM

Another reason for anything.
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Bud122CA
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:13:59 PM

America has so ;much oil and we could boost our economy, and become independant of foreign oil if we only used our heads and drilled and pumped NOW. Jobs, lower prices ?????
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:12:11 PM

The world is a mess.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:12:10 PM

That is great news! Now we can expect the price at the pump to go down by a nickel just after Christmas...
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:11:15 PM

Many countries would be quite content to have China's 7.4% economic growth.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:08:26 PM

Have no fear the price will go up sooner rather than later.
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Let it fall, let it fall, let it fall.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:05:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:05:26 PM

With the world economy in shabbles, there is no reason for crude to be anywhere near $90 and gas prices around $3.50.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:05:00 PM

Hmm, for the moment
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:04:49 PM

Yup.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:04:48 PM

hmm...
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:04:35 PM

Not dropping in the USA
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:02:51 PM

c'mon people...just because oil drops 1 day does not mean pump prices will drop the same day.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 11:00:16 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:59:52 PM

Good, that is that oil prices should lower, & thus gasoline etc.



[Edited by: TIGERPAW46 at 7/24/2012 12:01:23 AM EST]
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SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:56:07 PM

The pump prices have not dropped.....
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:55:19 PM

It needs to fall to a 100 year low!
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:53:32 PM

I'll bet this dosen't last long. Then the next problem will cause the per barrel price to go to the $100 they have been trying to reach.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:53:00 PM

Okay.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:52:09 PM

I was shaocked to see local prices decrease this afternoon. But I still thinj local prices are way too high.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:46:31 PM

Gas prices are too high.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:44:18 PM

Let oil do its freefall.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:42:30 PM

UP..DOWN..UP..DOWN!
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:42:10 PM

I thought every thought China was having a "soft landing" and would not cause a big impact. Time will tell.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:41:07 PM

Have not seen it in the gas prices around here yet.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:40:39 PM

Bad news causes the price of oil to drop, I thought it was the other way?

[Edited by: SpankyMI at 7/23/2012 11:42:27 PM EST]
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Drop baby Drop
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:38:21 PM


Prices around here went up 5-10/gal for both gas and diesel over the weekend and they are up again today. The oil barons not only get tax subsidies but they are gouging the public.

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we get to pay no matter what
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Gas prices JUMP QUICKLY and fall slooowwwllllyyy.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:34:07 PM

Since we're visiting Spain this fall it's ok by us if the Euro
drops from the current 1.21 to 1.00 to the Dollar by then.

Our US dollar then goes further !
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:33:59 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:32:09 PM

RALLY!!!!!GSHA GONEUP EVERY DAY HERE FOR OVER A WEEK. STILL GETTING SCREWED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GAS IS STILL 2 HIGH AT THE PUMPS!!!!!!!!!!
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What a mess.
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Mixed signals
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:27:43 PM


Going much lower...
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Okay that one is read
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2012 10:20:52 PM

And gas prices are going up.
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Notice how long it takes for gasoline prices to start falling.
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China will control the market
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keep falling!
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