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Oil Declines a Second Day on Demand Outlook for Europe, China

Bloomberg -- Oil fell for a 2nd day before a meeting of European officials amid speculation the region’s debt crisis and a slowdown in China will curb fuel demand.

Futures slid as much as 0.7 percent after capping a third weekly decline on Oct. 5, the longest run of losses since June.

“The prospects for any really significant increase in demand doesn’t seem to be there, it’s difficult for traders to get too bullish.”

Cutting bullish bets:

Oil in New York is breaching long-term technical support at $89.83 a barrel, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. On the weekly chart, that’s the 50 percent Fibonacci retracement of the drop to $32.40 in December 2008 from an intraday record high of $147.27 in July that year. Losses tend to accelerate below chart-support levels.


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Submitted Oct 08, 2012 By: MidNJ
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honda0105
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life as we know it is declining. Let's face it. Time to look for a new direction. Not locally, but globally.
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No stability anywhere on fuel prices.
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watching
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keep on keeping on
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Hedge Fund traders, speculators, gamblers...and we pay the bill.
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 9:51:39 AM

>>Wish gas buddy would ask our members "How many gallons of fuel do you use per week compared to last year at this time?" My bet would be we are all using less.<<

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My bet would be consumption might be down due to increased efficiency, but distance traveled remains the same. Consumers are still consuming.
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ok
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Keep on dropping and bring down gas prices at the pump
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yet gas prices are on the rise
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Good.
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Oil drops ... pump prices rise..
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Still $3.80 to $4.00 here.
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Regular 4.09 in Chicagoland!!
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Gas prices today are 3.56
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Those gosh-darn speculators again dropping price...er, uh.

Get back to you on this one.
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Pumps prices in my are nothing to cheer about
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They are trying to desensitise us so they can charge anything they want for Gas no matter what the price of oil is.
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still to much
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good
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Prices up 10 cents in Northern Indiana . . . we are getting hosed.
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Prices up here in Indiana
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We haven't seen it in Mid Michigan.
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slide baby slide
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Ok
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old
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yeah, but what about the pump?
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Time for a drop in prices at the pump. Wonder how long it will take...
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wish I had a decline in Obozo on my screen
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Too bad gas prices jumped over 10 cents here yesterday. Back over $4 per gallon again. :(
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ok
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The price of gasoline makes no sense in light of this precipitous drop in oil price.
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 6:07:21 AM

I "demand" it comes down a lot more
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 6:05:30 AM

Price at pump is still to high!
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ok
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whoopie
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no money = less buying where ever you live.
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More CNG.
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speculate baby speculate
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No help at the pump.
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Goes up, goes down.
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Maybe lower gas prices, maybe not.
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Decline, yeah right... tomorrow something else will come along, it's a BOHICA
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We will see.
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Sure, so shut down some refineries. Change in November.
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 6:01:41 AM

Decline...
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Sure!
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Bring on CNG!
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 5:59:19 AM

I think we'd be a lot better off if we could drill our own and KEEP our own here and not have to worry about the "world market". But since we're giving our country away to these countries we have to pay for it.
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We shall see.
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 5:56:48 AM

Great news for US consumers as long as it is reflected at the pump!!!
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