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Crude Oil Prices: Definition, Trends and History - US Economy
Crude oil prices measure the spot price of various barrels of oil, most commonly either the West Texas Intermediate or the Brent Blend. The OPEC basket price ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/economicindicators/p/Crude_Oil.htm
What Factors Determine Oil Prices? - US Economy - About.com
Commodity traders are responsible for oil prices by bidding on oil futures contracts. These contracts are basically agreements to buy or sell oil at a specific date ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/commoditiesmarketfaq/f/oil_prices.htm
How Crude Oil Prices Affect Gas Prices - US Economy - About.com
Feb 27, 2014 ... Crude oil prices make up 71% of the price of gasoline. The rest of what you pay at the pump depends on refinery and distribution costs, ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/supply/p/oil_gas_prices.htm
Forecast of Crude Oil Prices - US Economy - About.com
Answer: U.S. oil prices are very volatile, making it seem they are difficult to predict . They usually spike in the spring, as oil futures traders anticipate high demand ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/supply/f/crude_oil_price.htm
Why Oil Prices Are So High - US Economy - About.com
In late August, prices for October delivery of Brent crude oil rose to $115.59 a barrel, the highest in six months. Prices for West Texas (WTI) crude rose to $109.98 ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/commoditiesmarketfaq/p/high_oil_prices.htm
Why Are Gas Prices So High - US Economy - About.com
High prices of gasoline can also be caused by high crude oil prices. That's because oil costs account for 72% of the price of gasoline. The remaining 28% comes ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/commoditiesmarketfaq/p/high_gas_prices.htm
High Oil Prices Mean Higher Airfares - Air Travel - About.com
As oil prices barrel towards record highs, airlines are beginning to react with jacking up your airfares. Could this be a permanent trend, or will prices decline ...
http://airtravel.about.com/od/traveltools/a/RisingOil.htm
Why Do Oil Prices and the Canadian Dollar Move Together?
I've noticed that the Canadian Dollar and Oil Prices always move together. If the price of crude oil goes down, the Canadian dollar goes down (relative to the ...
http://economics.about.com/od/pricesexchangerates/a/oil_and_dollars.htm
Crude Oil Futures Profile - About Commodities and Futures Trading
An extremely cold winter causes higher demand for heating oil, which is made from crude oil. This usually cause prices to move higher. Watch the weather in the ...
http://commodities.about.com/od/profilesofcommodities/p/crude_oil.htm
BP Gulf Oil Spill Economic Effects - US Economy - About.com
Higher crude oil prices directly affect the cost of gasoline, home heating oil, manufacturing and electric power generation. For this reason, oil impacts the cost of ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/suppl1/tp/BP_Oil_Spill.htm
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