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Commodity Markets

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  • Scott invites commodities traders to come to Florida

     
    You gotta give Gov. Rick Scott credit: he thinks big. Last week, Terrence Duffy, the president of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, was quoted in The Wall St. Journal complaining that “we don't want to leave Chicago” but “we have to do...
  • Stocks plunge, then rebound, as dive in oil offsets economic fears

     
    In a wild trading session, the stock market on Thursday recouped most of its deep early losses as optimism about plummeting oil prices helped offset more downbeat economic data. The surprise decision by the Obama administration and other developed...
  • Oil price drop roils markets despite potential benefit to consumers

     
    Wall Street is trying to make up its mind: Is the International Energy Agency's decision to release crude oil from reserves a good thing or a bad thing? Stocks are trading broadly lower for the session, despite what would otherwise......
  • Gasoline prices should fall further as crude continues to slide

     
    Crude oil prices are on such a slide that they could drop back into the low $80s a barrel, Wall Street analysts said, adding that this could reduce retail gasoline prices to about $3 a gallon nationally and to about......
  • Stocks post strong gains as quarter ends; Dow up 7.2% this year

     
    Wall Street finished the second quarter with a flourish, with stocks rallying strongly for a fourth straight day on renewed hopes the economy will get its mojo back. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 152.92 points, or 1.3%, to close......
  • Gasoline prices are near their bottom, for now, analysts say

     
    Motorists can expect gasoline prices to drift slightly lower over the rest of the summer, but most of the declines around the U.S. that have occurred since May are over, analysts said, as the average for a gallon of regular......
  • Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy

    Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy
    Campaigning for office, President Barack Obama promised to do something about high gas prices, but now he is denying he can do much about what Americans pay to drive. He is too modest. In September 2008, Steven Chu said to The Wall Street Journal:...
  • Refinery problems fuel U.S. price rise, but California prices are stable

     
    Several refinery problems around the United States were forcing retail gasoline prices up around parts of the country, but California prices were relatively stable Monday. In California, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.780, down...
  • California gasoline is higher, but some states have it worse

     
    Refinery problems plaguing the northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes region are keeping California out of the top five of the nation's worst gasoline prices. California is almost always vying with Alaska and Hawaii for the worst gasoline prices in......
  • Gas and diesel prices rising again; big oil earnings expected

     
    Prices are rising again after consumers experienced only modest decreases in costs in May and June. CA_grph In California, the average price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $3.817, up from $3.803 a week ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report....
  • Occidental's profit soars; BP bounces back

     
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. of Westwood rode a wave of higher oil prices to a net profit of $1.82 billion in the second quarter, up 71% when compared to the same period last year, the company said in an earnings announcement Tuesday....