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Is Saudi Arabia's Trojan Horse Spiking Gasoline Prices Americans Are Paying at the Pump?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

If the nation is benefiting so handsomely from its newly developed riches in natural gas, why have similar developments in the spectrum of oil production not resulted in a comparable impact?

Drought, Corn Shortage Pushes Gas Prices Higher

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Gasoline prices in the United States rose over the past two weeks, driven partly by supply disruptions and a drought-indu...

Gas Prices May Drop Dramatically By Fall, Analysts Say

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

Have drivers seen the worst? Analysts say the latest oil prices indicate that gas prices may settle below $3 by the fall. With gas prices down 6 p...

Obama's 'All-Of-The Above' Energy Policy Leaves Much Off The Table

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What should have been said by our president is that this government is moving heaven and earth to convert our transportation fleet from gasoline and diesel to being powered by compressed natural gas.

What Do Triple Digit Oil Prices Mean for Growth?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 03.04.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If the global economic expansion, troubled as it may be, continues, we will see even higher oil prices in 2012. But what does that say about the sustainability of growth?

EXTRA! EXTRA! Wall Street Journal and New York Times Finally Catch Up, Report "Peak Oil" Theory Is Bogus

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Times are a changing. With "peak oil" finally in proper perspective the hegemony of OPEC over the oil market is starting to sunder. The ascendancy of oil production in many corners of the world is beginning to change the accepted rules of the market.

As Stocks Gyrate the Oil Patch and Their Casino Cronies Continue to Strangle the Economy

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The formation of oil prices in this day and age is a farce, having little and ever less to do with the market disciplines of supply and demand.

William Alden

Oil Prices Collapse In Record Sell-Off

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. NEW YORK -- Oil prices took a nosedive Thursday in a historic selloff, erasing weeks of gains and indicating that the m...

The Looming Economic Crisis, the Price of Oil, and Our Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.26.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The looming economic crises caused by the massive jump in oil prices must certainly be classified a national emergency. But there is an easy way to avoid that -- as long as our leaders ignore the oil lobbyists.

Libyan Violence Moves Oil Price -- and It Could Get a Lot Worse

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

This crisis, if nothing else, emphasizes the weakness of world oil supplies and the utter lack of control the US has over its own destiny.