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Oil prices rose a fourth day on Friday on hopes for more stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve

Fox Business -- Brent September crude rose $1.21 to settle at $106.47 a barrel, posting a 36-cent loss for the week after four straight weekly gains. The premium to October Brent stayed above $1 a barrel.

U.S. September crude gained 74 cents to settle at $90.13 a barrel, ending with a 1.43 percent weekly loss after gaining the previous two weeks.

But both contracts stayed on track to register healthy monthly gains next week, after both Brent and U.S. crude suffered double-digit tumbles in the second quarter.

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2012/07/27/oil-prices-rise-as-hopes-for-economic-stimulus-grow/#ixzz21towfYmJ


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Submitted Jul 28, 2012 By: Bill G.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 5:58:52 AM

another reason that Pig Oil found to reap near record profits when the rest of the economy is going down the drain?
remay
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 7:54:19 AM

Uh, already posted?

"Oil up fourth day as stimulus hopes support

Reuters -- Oil prices rose a fourth day on Friday on hopes for more stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve after data showed U.S. economic growth slowed in the second quarter as expected.

Dollar-denominated crude futures saw choppy trading as the euro and dollar .DXY also seesawed, buffeted by comments from European leaders.

The euro hit a three-week high, lifted early after French leader Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel, said they are determined to do all they can to safeguard the single currency.

The euro hit the session high on a report that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi would favor giving the bailout fund a banking license and would meet with German's Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann. (go to article)

Submitted Jul 27, 2012 By: Mudsprings 22 Comments"
menagerie1013
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 1:38:31 AM

Pump price has been rising here.
TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2012 12:10:55 AM

prices have been weird here. Some stations are still climbing up to $3.45/Gal; while a few, which may buy more from American oil producers, have dropped back down a few pennies to $3.26/Gal.

[Edited by: TIGERPAW46 at 7/29/2012 1:14:26 AM EST]
TFowler513
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:55:49 PM

Sky rocketing here!!!
10k
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:51:12 PM

good thing fox news is around, or we wouldn't know what little bit slips through the cracks in terrorville-oops, excuse me-washington..
LilRedWagonIN
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:41:08 PM

federal reserve board members should be in federal prison
ratones1
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:39:27 PM

and raising!!!
N5EXY
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:39:06 PM

102 days until the election. No 0bama (that is zerobama, not "O"bama)!
CheeseMan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:37:11 PM

SOS!
bowler360
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:36:51 PM

go fed!
Dailyrun
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:36:42 PM

give me a break.
ican2step
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:34:06 PM

VOTE VOTE VOTE
nru
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:33:10 PM

gee - the fed prints money, and gives it to the banks, and we are suprised that prices go up???
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:31:37 PM

What goes up comes down.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:28:04 PM

ok
regout
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:27:51 PM

Speculators.
Mermaan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:27:21 PM

Fox news....
GigHarborHound
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:26:45 PM

Whos high hopes?
12766
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:26:32 PM

OK
kgbellman
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:26:24 PM

Why attempt to even figure it our - it gives me a headache
joel27nc
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:25:55 PM

Whats the U.S. Federal Reserve supposed to help with now?
TonyPSU
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:25:05 PM

ok
VetteFan
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:24:53 PM

From what I remember, the Fed has done about all it can. The discount rate is getting close to zero.
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:24:46 PM

STOCKS UP; GAS UP
CdnLynx
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:23:34 PM

We better raise the price at the pump; the Olympics have begun, no doubt this will also have a negative effect on crude and gasoline futures; everything else does!
For some just to let you know I'm being facetiousness!
billduhkid
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:22:58 PM

Things don't appear to be getting any better!
Jeff1944
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:21:48 PM

There is gloom in the US economy.
Matt G
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:21:22 PM

Ok
livedream
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:20:19 PM

Fox Business is buddies with Big Oil -- Big Oil propaganda re: rising crude oil prices is so predictable and so canned!
It's another way for them to indulge in more GREED!!
Zonk
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:20:09 PM

obama wants higher gas prices.
CarpenterNJ
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:19:57 PM

It is all rigged...
bra0712
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:19:24 PM

Ok
AKmailman
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:18:05 PM

on a daily basis the ups ad downs for the price of oil
has no significant impact on gas prices
silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:17:50 PM

Just more greed!
Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:17:50 PM

Sucks
crreed1
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:15:46 PM

BS
mtaboy
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:15:39 PM

FOR EVERY GREEDY SPECULATOR WHO JUST DIES...THE PRICE OF GAS INCHES DOWN EVER SO SLIGHTLY...LET'S HOPE AND PRAY THAT THEY DIE BY THE THOUSANDS!!!!

[Edited by: mtaboy at 7/29/2012 12:20:26 AM EST]
chuckwthompson
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:15:33 PM

How's that hope and change working out for you? Not too good!
Vote 2012
carman11
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:14:22 PM

Ok

!
Bigwaynef
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:13:24 PM

Hell pries go up even when Crude goes down...
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:12:54 PM

Yep, yawn!!! Gettin' tired.
AuntieM2
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:12:23 PM

Any excuse to raise prices...
gamalerin
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:11:42 PM

Gas price is going up for no reason
ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:11:42 PM

Because they think a stimulated economy will result in propel driving more.
goldseeker
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:11:33 PM

And so it did.
pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:10:22 PM

Prices rise on "hope" for more stimulus? Because the previous one did so well?
DrLyon
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:09:44 PM

Nuts...
rahcat
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:09:42 PM

Audit the FED!
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2012 11:09:28 PM

Okay!
1fulltank
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Dropping around here.
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