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Wall Street Oil Speculation

Dean Heller Accused Of Oil 'Hypocrisy' By Democrats

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Democrats are accusing Republican Sen. Dean Heller of railing against speculation in the oil market on the campaign trail but voting in Congress to pr...

Excessive Oil Speculation: Wall Street's Tax on Us

Robert Weissman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

Ending the Wall Street-imposed tax would save Americans tens of billions of dollars. But for political opposition from obvious sources, this legislation would win immediate passage.

WATCH: Exxon CEO Blames Wall Street For High Gas Prices

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Exxon Mobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson said Thursday that heavy Wall Street trading has driven up the price of oil well beyond the l...