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Oil Price On A Slippery Downward Slope

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2008 12:47 PM

While Gustav appears to have delivered only a glancing blow to oil and gas assets in the Gulf of Mexico, the influence of Mother Nature has waned among traders and investors. The souring U.S. and global economies, alongside a strengthening dollar, are weighing heavily on oil prices, analysts say. In fact, the oil "demand destruction" implied by weak U.S. economic growth currently dwarfs both weather and geopolitical worries in determining oil's price.

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While Gustav appears to have delivered only a glancing blow to oil and gas assets in the Gulf of Mexico, the influence of Mother Nature has waned among traders and investors. The souring U.S. and global economies, alongside a strengthening dollar, are weighing heavily on...
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