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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...

Obama To Unveil New Plan To Address Oil Prices

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pushed Congress Tuesday to give oil market regulators more muscle to deter price manipulation by speculators...

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...