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Commodity Markets

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  • Pain at the gas pump: Round up the usual suspects?

     
    $10 billion has been placed in the gasoline futures markets by large hedge funds and commodity pools -- and they're betting that gasoline prices will keep climbing....
  • President Obama clears way for tightened sanctions on Iran

     
    The Obama administration cleared the way for tightening sanctions on Iran with a determination that a reduction in the global purchases of Tehran’s oil wouldn’t harm the world petroleum market....
  • Craze for 'noynoying' annoys Philippine leaders

     
    A craze for "noynoying" is annoying leaders in the Philippines as activists photograph themselves lazing around with bored expressions -- a dig at President Benigno Aquino III for supposedly doing too little....
  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

     
    The national average gas price eclipsed $3.90 last week, leaving March auto sales awash in high-mpg choices. With two new variants hitting dealerships, the Toyota Prius saw its best sales month in nearly 12 years of U.S. sales. Half of......
  • Gas Could Fall to $3 by Autumn

     
    The last time the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $3 a gallon was Christmas 2010, but it could hit that mark long before you hang this year's mistletoe. Citing falling tensions in the Middle East, fewer......
  • U.S. exempts seven countries that consume Iran oil from sanctions

     
    The Obama administration announced Monday that it had exempted seven countries that are major consumers of Iranian oil from threatened U.S. sanctions that are aimed at punishing Tehran for its disputed nuclear program....
  • Energy stocks surge with oil; Exxon's earnings rocket

     
    Hunting for opportunity in crisis, some investors are flooding back into energy stocks on Monday amid another jump in oil prices sparked by Middle East social unrest. It also helped that Exxon Mobil Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were well above...
  • Financial markets react calmly to turmoil sweeping Egypt

     
    Crude oil prices rose but so did stock prices Monday as world financial markets reacted calmly overall to the anti-government protests roiling Egypt. Oil prices surged to a fresh two-year high, with near-term crude oil futures in New York jumping......
  • Dow tops 12,000 as economy's strength stokes bulls

     
    Wall Street’s bulls drove the stock market to new multiyear highs Tuesday, emboldened by fresh signs that the economy’s momentum in the fourth quarter spilled into January. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above the 12,000 level for the first.....
  • Retail gas prices rise in spite of supply glut and reduced Middle East tensions

     
    Retail gasoline prices have continued to rise in California and around the rest of the U.S., in spite of falling oil prices, mounting optimism about Middle East unrest, and U.S. fuel supplies so plentiful that their like has not been......
  • Obama on his embattled budget: Let's talk, but....

     
    Obama full text of news conference as he defends his budget and talks of Egypt....