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Nymex oil tops $97, but Brent retreats

MarketWatch -- Oil futures rose Monday, settling above $97 a barrel for the first time in over a week as the dollar pulled back from earlier highs, while Brent crude retreated from highs seen late last week.

Crude oil for March delivery rose $1.31, or 1.4%, to settle at $97.03 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest settlement since Feb. 1.

Prices had touched an intraday low below $95 early Monday.

Oil prices turned higher after Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, a European Central Bank governing council member, said the euro isn’t seriously overvalued and warned governments against trying to weaken the currency.

The comments helped fuel a rally in the euro against the dollar.

Oil has to change hands in dollars and is therefore “sensitive to the dollar volatility," ...


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JagXKR
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:34:31 PM

More stories about ups and downs of oil prices. You can tell it's a slow news day.
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:24:01 PM

The bottom line is...???

We are paying too much at the pump.
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ramgas
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:18:45 PM

See previous meaningless article...
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Trowinsamoan
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:08:13 PM

Still going up
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Ken2OD
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:07:06 PM

Alaska North Slope Crude is almost $20 more per barrel. It closed yesterday at $115.78 and the North Slope produced 582,072 barrels. Not a bad day!
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cifuentesab
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:56:22 PM

whatever
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DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:54:01 PM

Oil is way over priced. There will be a large market correction one of these days when the bubble finally bursts.
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wulf2000
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:53:12 PM

I really don't care anymore.

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alkarn
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:51:36 PM

...and gas goes over $4 a gallon. @#$%^&*.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:51:08 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:46:57 PM

Very unstable. Thanks, speculators....
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:46:35 PM

someone is having fun with the oil prices today
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iamforiu
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:44:04 PM

prices are not retreating here. $3.79
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:43:05 PM

UP..DOWN..UP..DOWN!
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Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:42:48 PM

Good, Brent is dropping... now the next index should FALL!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:38:34 PM

I'm surprise the oil that Low with the weak dollar! Thanks to the fed's an obama!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:36:12 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:31:38 PM

Here comes recession II which we never really recover from the first one.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:28:07 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:20:57 PM

keeps going up
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:17:52 PM

Oil at these prices do not support $3.65/gal retail gasoline prices. Maybe $3.30/gal, but not more.
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Everything Keeps Going Up...
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:16:07 PM

see previous story, didn't stay "down" for long
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:15:35 PM

Gasoline prices are up.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:13:53 PM

And the price keeps going up
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:11:59 PM

prices keep increasing
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:07:12 PM

Whatever! Prices are going up earlier and earlier each year.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:06:17 PM

Gas at the pump is now $3.50. That's pretty high for crude that's still under $100 a barrel!!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:02:02 PM

Sounds like some "fuzzy" math to me.
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Don't that just tare the fuzz off the bush.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 5:56:51 PM

whatever it dont ever reflect price,it just keep going up!!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 5:53:28 PM

oh joy
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 9:07:14 AM

ITS THE DOLLAR.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:25:23 AM

It's heading to nosebleed heights already and they just don't seem to care. The fix is in!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:20:45 AM

prices way too high
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:18:15 AM

Get ready ! It is gonna get much worse ...
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:16:24 AM

WAY too high!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:07:01 AM

that "evil oil man" seems to had lower gas prices then this liberal wanna be king.....
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MANIPULATION!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:04:41 AM

WE should be drilling, pumping and refining like crazy now and not pay attention to OPEC
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Oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, oil is up, oil is down, ad nauseum, and it long ago ceased to be newsworthy.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:03:51 AM

Whatever!
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 8:01:22 AM

Don't weaken the euro but it's ok to weaken the dollar.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:59:55 AM

seems like i read something like this just a little while ago, deja vu?
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:55:54 AM

?
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:55:43 AM

the prices should change when the fill the stations tanks not when they change their mind
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:54:54 AM

gas $2 yet?
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:54:08 AM

Oil futures rose because of pure speculation. Speculators are driving the price of oil and the cost of gasoline, certainly not supply and demand.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:52:39 AM

Funny how the neighborhood stations react to these prices for March delivery.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:50:07 AM

mhdty
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 7:49:14 AM


All we care about is when the price falls at the pump.
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