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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....
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Goldberg: Obama's pump debacle

    As gasoline prices climb, President Obama's poll numbers plummet. In February, a Washington Post/ABC poll had Obama up 6 points against Mitt Romney. Monday's poll has him down 2. According to the polls, gas prices are a huge part of the story,...
  • Consumer Confidential: Exxon profit soars, Nissan vehicles and Halloween lanterns recalled

     
    Here's your Themistoclean Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --When the going gets tough, the tough get, well, a whole lot fatter. At least that's the case with our friends at Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest oil......
  • Energy Department expects stable prices for crude and fuel this winter

     
    The Energy Department is expecting stable crude oil prices this winter of about $83 a barrel and pump prices averaging $2.85 a gallon nationally for gasoline and more than $3 a gallon for diesel, according to the Energy Information Administration's......
  • Oil's rise may point to big increases in 2011 and 2012

     
    Oil prices rose more than 3% Wednesday to close at their highest level since Nov. 11, driven by unexpectedly strong private sector job gains in the U.S. and a seven-month high in Chinese factory activity. Crude oil futures for January......
  • Oil falls but gasoline keeps rising

     
    The price of oil fell from a two-year high, but the Energy Department said gasoline prices were on a course of their own, rising within reach of their all-time end-of-year highs nationally and in California. Oil was weighed down by......