Crude Could Hit $125 in Weeks

Crude prices are likely to hit $125 a barrel as global tensions, demand and cyclical market factors combine to hike the price ever upward.

Gold Prices Rise to Three-Month High

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Gold rose to a three-month high on Thursday and headed for its biggest one-week rally in a month, spurred on by the strength in the euro following Europe's bailout deal with Greece, ahead of an options expiry later in the day.
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Iran Halts Crude-Oil Sales to British and French Companies

Iran has halted sales of crude oil to British and French companies, the oil ministry said Sunday. Exporting crude to British and French companies has been stopped, representative Alireza Nikzad was quoted as saying by the Islamic Republic's ministry of petroleum Web site.
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Large BP Crude-Oil Refinery in Washington State Idled Following Fire

BP PLC idled production at its Cherry Point refinery in Washington state on Saturday, a day after a large fire broke out near the core crude oil unit of the third-largest plant on the West Coast. The idling of the plant near Ferndale, Wash., could drive fuel prices higher next week.
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Hugo Chavez's Venezuela Ships Diesel Fuel to Civil War-Torn Syria

The government of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is emerging as a rare supplier of diesel to Syria, potentially helping the government of the Middle Eastern country's Bashar al-Assad fuel its military in the midst of a bloody crackdown on civilian protests and undermining Western sanctions.
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Is Oil Gagging India When it Comes to Blaming Iran?

While Indian authorities have launched an investigation into Monday's New Delhi car bombing, and its suspected masterminds, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government has continued to embrace trading with the country that is widely suspected of the attacks -- Iran.
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U.S. Stock Index Futures Point to Higher Open

Futures on major U.S. stock indices point to a higher opening on Wednesday after Greek leaders said they would provide a letter of commitment to international lenders in order to secure the bailout package.


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