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Oil ticks higher as dollar ebbs

MarketWatch -- LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Oil futures extended their slow creep higher Thursday after taking losses earlier in the week, helped by an easing dollar, though some analysts saw continued weakness ahead.

Crude oil for April delivery /quotes/zigman/2291772 CLJ3 -0.05% edged up 28 cents, or 0.3%, to $93.04 a barrel in electronic trade during the East Asian afternoon. The move added to a 13-cent gain during Wednesday’s regular New York Mercantile Exchange trade. Read: Oil logs minor gain on supply; stays below $93

London-traded Brent crude for April /quotes/zigman/2735833 UK:LCOJ3 +0.40% — which had fallen 0.8% on ICE Futures Wednesday — pared that loss by 15 cents to 0.1%, rising to $112.02 a barrel.

Helping support gains for crude, the U.S. dollar eased further from its gains o


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NemoIL
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:24:41 PM

Our dollar is being de-valued, by the massive debt, and the non-stop printing of money by the obama administration. And what is our dear leader doing to help? He is increasing taxes on you, notice how your pay check got smaller after the first of the year? To help you out even more, he is not planning on increasing the federal tax on a gallon of gas. How much more of this can we take?
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:23:18 PM


    as oil goes up so will gas at the pump
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@5Golfer8, do you have anything intelligent to say, for a change?
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:20:15 PM

To all those griping about the U.S. devaluing the dollar, get used to it. We're in the middle of a currency war with all the other industrialized, goods exporting countries. The British pound, the Euro, the Yen, and the Chinese Yuan are all racing to the bottom, in an effort to make their country's goods seem more inexpensive and attractive.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:17:04 PM

Funny how oil price is tied to the US Dollar.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:12:15 PM

Do we see it at the pump?
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:11:19 PM

okay
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:09:23 PM

Turn off the printing presses at the Bureau of Engrtaving and Printing.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:08:33 PM

Okay.
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Okay
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:07:14 PM

It should be the other way around oil going down and the dollar up.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:07:01 PM

Go long the Euro if you believe this
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Just more organized crime!
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whats new
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 11:03:47 PM

seeing too many of these articles lately
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$$$$$ + %%%%% = *@#@#@#*
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sounds like crap to me
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:51:58 PM

Yadi,yadi,yadi.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:51:27 PM

And $.20 per gallon at a crack is more than just ticking!
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No, A few days behind !
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Mumbo jumbo...
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Greed
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Old news
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printing too many paper $$$$$$$$$
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:36:50 PM

oil up...and this is news?
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Ebbs means profits for Exxon!
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Require traders to take possesion and store for a miminum of 31 days.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:31:35 PM

I'll just go with littlebigboy on this.
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Incredible
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:30:14 PM

What a bunch of BS!!! Oil is down and the price of the dollar vs. the euro is up.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:30:08 PM

Fuel prices keep going up as Damian Obama just laughs at us. Impeach Obama Now!
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:29:42 PM

Up and down, up and down, makes the world go around.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:27:58 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:27:20 PM

Up $.28 is not exactly sky rocketing. Still, it would be better if it were down $.28.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:26:00 PM

climbing
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:25:39 PM

Who writes this garbage. The headline stinks
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:24:57 PM

Ebb and flow!
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Always going up
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up up up
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UP NOT GOOD!!!
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yada, yada, yada...
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:17:18 PM

always about the ebb and flow
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The ICE exchange is corrupt.
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Just over speculation.
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SOP
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:10:48 PM

With Obama at the helm our debt is increasing faster and the printing of money by Bernanke is causing the dollar to go down. The results are that the middle class is paying much more to live.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:10:02 PM

Oil tick lower...
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:09:16 PM

and the dollar continues to weaken
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If the dollar doesn't get stronger we will be a third world country.
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 10:07:41 PM

So, the dollar's ebbing, eh? Wouldn't happen to be tied to Obama's MASSIVE OVERSPENDING, now would it? Uh-DUH!
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