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Oil price rises as market awaits US election results; gasoline prices drop

Washington Post -- The price of oil rose as investors await the result of Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election.

Benchmark oil rose 79 cents to $85.65 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, which is used to price international varieties of oil, rose $2.05, or 1.9 percent, to $107.73 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London.


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Submitted Nov 06, 2012 By: skb69sa
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 4:58:17 AM

prices fluctuate if an ant sneezes in China.
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Packrsbeatdabrs
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 12:26:46 AM

Waiting for news of life on Mars will be the next news "investors" will await that will affect prices.
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Wolfman_TJack
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Are you fired up?! Are you ready to go?!

Fire it up! Ready to go!
Fire it up! Ready to go!
Fire it up! Ready to go!

We're ready to Rock N' Roll Barack!!

Let's Go Forward!!
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Zonk
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:16:05 PM

Looks like obama and his cronies are going to screw the American populace for four more years. More lavish vacations for the ....... princess.
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Wolfman_TJack
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:11:15 PM

Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:09:58 PM

Expect gas prices to rise.
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UC2
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:05:39 PM

profiteers on the move
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bluegrasser1
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:05:09 PM

ok
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Gastroenteritis
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:03:42 PM

Congratulations to America!!!
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69Bonne
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:03:36 PM

Speculators at it again.
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rahcat
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:02:40 PM

America is so screwed.
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driver169
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:01:35 PM

That idiot is gonna be around for 4 more years. Then we can MOVE FORWARD!
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:00:37 PM

BS.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 11:00:36 PM

Four more years!
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Congratulations to President Obama!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sweet Victory!!!!
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Gastroenteritis
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:54:44 PM

Sweet Victory!!!!
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nwsynthetics
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:51:24 PM

Well! Be raedy for gas prices to go up.......Crap
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:48:02 PM

Don't worry! When Pres.Obama as promised he will supply all with a car Nov.6 2012.....And the snow in hell will be enough to make a Snowmans ;)



[Edited by: Lou08 at 11/6/2012 11:54:41 PM EST]
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bonzoonfmb
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:48:00 PM

Election has nothing to do with supply. Gas prices are too high.
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:46:34 PM


Speculation out of control as usual.

Congratulations to President Obama with NH leading the way!!!!!!!!!!!!
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captainkettel
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:46:06 PM

Screwed again! Wonder what prices will be in a week?
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Gastroenteritis
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Do not worry we won and it will go down.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:45:21 PM

NOT...okay
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REKEY
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:39:26 PM

So confused! Oil prices rise yet gas is still dropping! How can that be?
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:38:48 PM

ok
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megadiesellv
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:36:23 PM

bye bye USA, we wil not recognize this place again in 4 years.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:35:37 PM

BOHICA....
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:35:04 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:33:55 PM

Still waiting for a diesel dip.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:33:51 PM

Okay
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:33:14 PM

Any excuse to raise gas prices.
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fredtheturd
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:32:55 PM

Retarded investors. What does the election immediately have to do with oil/gas prices?
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carloco75
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:32:44 PM

oh...no...I...am...
...
...
shocked...
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DTrainCanada
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:31:04 PM

YES!
4 more years!
Barack is the man to lead you (including the SMART media elite, the 1%, the idiots, and the legitimate rapists)
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:28:59 PM

So what.
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Nobody has won!
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:25:00 PM

Excuses,excuses,excuses;to raise the price again to profit big oil.
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SteveSeattle
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:24:16 PM

Gas price goes up with any news.
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SHEP20715
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:24:12 PM

WS DID IT 4 MORE YEARS now maybe the BS will stop
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gougenator
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:23:43 PM

Obama in the lead, i predict $4.50 this spring! LOL
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gougenator
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:22:11 PM

big gouge after the election (historically has gone UP) almost erry time!

sure ill post the prices Trix ! :) i always do
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bevmill
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:19:02 PM

Gas is up one minute and down another.

[Edited by: bevmill at 11/6/2012 11:20:52 PM EST]
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OGW
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:15:58 PM

Speculators are the problem, not the election.
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suicyco16
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:15:38 PM

Just part of the rollercoaster ride.
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FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:15:09 PM

For now.
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:14:45 PM

Obama re-elected....wonder what it'll look like manana
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:12:47 PM

Of course prices rise. Speculators (specutraitors) do as they wish. Corruption and manipulation continue to produce their evil fruit.
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wayoung56
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:11:03 PM

Very strange...
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abcdMA
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 10:10:46 PM

probably drop as our economy is now more doubtful
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