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lutefisk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-27-08 10:52 AM
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23. Momentum investing in oil- with plenty of manipulation to help it keep moving up
It's almost like penny stock manipulation, but with one of the world's most important commodities.

Of course there are other factors, but this is a money-making machine for the privileged few. And Junior pResident made it all possible.
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  -Why are fuel prices so high? undeterred  May-27-08 09:06 AM   #0 
  - Demand from China, India, and Japan.  cosmik debris   May-27-08 09:12 AM   #1 
  - They didn't just now toss their bicycles.  Leo 9   May-27-08 01:49 PM   #35 
  - Other - 50% Speculation, 50% supply tightness caused by the beginning of peak oil.  El Pinko   May-27-08 09:13 AM   #2 
  - Im with you on the Speculation  DadOf2LittleAngels   May-27-08 01:13 PM   #29 
     - That's what peak oil is, though.  El Pinko   May-27-08 06:42 PM   #38 
  - The oil company executive are working hard to lower prices  nichomachus   May-27-08 09:21 AM   #3 
  - I think we should let them sit in prison until they figure it out.  undeterred   May-27-08 09:25 AM   #4 
     - good place for thought  Kali   May-27-08 09:28 AM   #5 
  - Certainly not peak oil or high demand...  judy   May-27-08 09:37 AM   #6 
  - I agree.  Andy823   May-27-08 09:55 AM   #14 
  - we have a winner ...  Cosmocat   May-27-08 10:51 AM   #22 
  - Isn't the cost of petroleum set by international markets?  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-27-08 01:33 PM   #32 
  - Not peak or demand.  Jakes Progress   May-27-08 01:51 PM   #36 
  - Bush, Cheney and congress leaders invested...  dmosh42   May-27-08 09:41 AM   #7 
  - A combination of speculation, the decline of the dollar, and increased demand from the Far East.  MercutioATC   May-27-08 09:42 AM   #8 
  - Yes  NoMoreMyths   May-27-08 09:48 AM   #9 
  - OTHER - overseas demand.  AndyA   May-27-08 09:52 AM   #10 
  - Overseas demand has doubled in the last six months?  wtmusic   May-27-08 09:55 AM   #13 
     - It's not just demand, but that does play a role.  AndyA   May-27-08 10:08 AM   #15 
  - All the above excluding 3 and 6, plus speculation  magellan   May-27-08 09:52 AM   #11 
  - feh  hyphenate   May-27-08 09:54 AM   #12 
  - Speculation in the commodities markets  liberal N proud   May-27-08 10:11 AM   #16 
  - thanks for the good info  undeterred   May-27-08 10:15 AM   #17 
  - That covers spot market futures  Warpy   May-27-08 10:41 AM   #19 
  - OTHER: long term contracts have been renegotiated  Warpy   May-27-08 10:39 AM   #18 
  - Other: Barrowing money to fund the Iraq war has driven the dollar  harun   May-27-08 10:41 AM   #20 
  - Yup, Bush has destroyed the U.S. dollar to fund his wars  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-27-08 01:21 PM   #31 
     - High oil prices are a success for B*sh, his core supporters and funders  harun   May-27-08 02:13 PM   #37 
  - Pretty much all of the above  slackmaster   May-27-08 10:50 AM   #21 
  - Momentum investing in oil- with plenty of manipulation to help it keep moving up  herbster   May-27-08 10:52 AM   #23 
  - Because Capitalists control the oil supply, and..  ToeBot   May-27-08 11:55 AM   #24 
  - Iraq War is a huge success  librechik   May-27-08 11:59 AM   #25 
  - Combination of factors  RedCappedBandit   May-27-08 12:02 PM   #26 
  - War makes gas cost more.  Leo 9   May-27-08 12:36 PM   #27 
  - I thought Iraqi oil was going to cover the cost of the war  undeterred   May-27-08 01:05 PM   #28 
     - No, it's Iran oil now that will cover the cost.  Leo 9   May-27-08 01:43 PM   #34 
  - Other - I think there are several causes  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-27-08 01:16 PM   #30 
  - Market manipulation and a weak dollar  camero   May-27-08 01:33 PM   #33 

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