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How Much of the Price of Oil is Due to Dollar Weakness?

How Much of the Price of Oil is Due to Dollar Weakness?

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:30 | Allen Gilmer

Our markets seem very sensitive to the price of oil... to the extent that I read articles about how high oil prices are keeping the economy down. That begs the…

Correcting Obama's Anti-Energy Agenda: The American Energy Act

Correcting Obama's Anti-Energy Agenda: The American Energy Act

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:18 | MasterResource

The Obama Administration has been implementing an anti-energy agenda since coming to Washington. From day one, Obama and his “dream ‘green’ team” have worked to increase the cost of traditional…

Why Recession always Follows Oil Price Increases

Why Recession always Follows Oil Price Increases

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:06 | The Oil Drum

Over the past 50 years, when oil prices moved up sharply, causing inflation, or remained high with annual average price around $100, recession has followed in many OECD countries (see…

An End to Growth: The Environment’s Impact on our Economic Decline

An End to Growth: The Environment’s Impact on our Economic Decline

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:22 | Post Carbon

Accidents and natural disasters have long histories; therefore it may seem peculiar at first to think that these could now suddenly become significant factors in choking off economic growth. However,…

Biden Confident National Investment will Spark Clean Energy Breakthrough

Biden Confident National Investment will Spark Clean Energy Breakthrough

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:16 | Breakthrough Institute

Last week, Vice President Joe Biden vowed that the country will lead the global clean energy revolution by harnessing its citizens' entrepreneurial spirit and innovative capacity. Speaking at the National…

Crude Oil Futures Hit Three Week High

Crude Oil Futures Hit Three Week High

May 31, 2011 at 09:41 | Forex Pros

Crude oil futures extended gains on Tuesday, rallying to a fresh three-week high as a combination of a broadly weaker U.S. dollar, renewed worries over unrest in the Middle East…

Green Panic and Growing Anti Shale Gas Propaganda

Green Panic and Growing Anti Shale Gas Propaganda

May 31, 2011 at 08:50 | MasterResource

Remember all this? America is running out of natural gas. Prices will soar, making imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) and T. Boone Pickens’ wind farm plan practical, affordable and inevitable.…

Market Fundamentals and the Problem With Oil Prices

Market Fundamentals and the Problem With Oil Prices

May 31, 2011 at 08:44 | The Oil Drum

It has been a tumultuous month when it comes to oil and fuel markets. As of the writing of my Oil and Fuel column in the May issue of Logistics…

It’s Getting Hot and Crowded on This Rock

It’s Getting Hot and Crowded on This Rock

May 31, 2011 at 08:38 | Tyler Hamilton

The United Nations, which tracks world population growth, has upped its estimates. We know that we’ll pass the seven billion mark sometime this October, but the U.N. is now saying…

Crude Oil Market Update – Monday 30th May

Crude Oil Market Update – Monday 30th May

May 30, 2011 at 17:52 | Forex Pros

Crude oil futures dipped in light holiday trade on Monday, hovering above the psychologically important level of USD100 a barrel, as prices were pressured by a slightly firmer U.S. dollar…

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