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Crude Rises 2% Following Bernanke Remarks

Dow Jones Newswires --
Oil prices rose 2% on Friday after a closely watched speech by the Federal Reserve chairman that left the door open to additional stimulus, but stopped short of announcing a specific plan.

Oil futures for October on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled at $96.47 a barrel, up $1.85, or 2%. Brent oil futures for October settled at $114.57 a barrel, up $1.92, or 1.7%.

Market participants said Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech contained enough signals that the Fed would act to push crude and other commodities higher.

"It's just a big all-around commodities-up day," said Fred Rigolini, vice president at Paramount Options. "Any time there's talk of stimulus, it's bullish for oil."


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Submitted Sep 01, 2012 By: RENEGADEGAS
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honda0105
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lots of specutraitors coughing?
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Noise
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2012 4:23:36 PM

Gas prices up or down, nobody really knows what is going to happen all of the time. I'm amused the media even tries to make us believe they know and are passing along inside information to us.
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When we have economy expert friends like Bernanke we do not need enemy!
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Greedy oil speculators continue to set the price of oil to whatever they feel like.
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he pulled the strings and the puppets danced
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Speculation
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2012 11:08:33 AM


"Any time there's talk of stimulus, it's bullish for oil."

"Any time there's talk by a government agency it is always BULL.
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Stop Oil Speculation (SOS) NOW!
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2012 10:54:52 AM

Thanks Bernanke,You gave them a reason to rise the price again.
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Maybe Bernanke should keep his mouth shut? Maybe they ALL should keep their mouths shut.
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ok
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You can hear the Wall Street pigs gorging themselves at the money trough.
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It's just the Liberal Way
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no end of excuses why gas prices go up and not down!
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bigrigAZ:

h*ll yeah..i sure wish your governor had run against the dictator-in-chief this year..i don't live in arizona, but she sounds like she has sense, and most of all A LOVE FOR THE UNITED STATES..y'alls terrorist president has A LOVE TO UN-UNITE THE UNITED STATES..

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Up and Down, down and up. Who knows what it will be tomorrow?
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Another early Christmas present from the Federal Reserve Bank.
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Consumers get it stuck in their rears again.
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NOT GOOD TO HEAR!
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Ok
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Like I have always said, "Saddle Up" - ride a horse.
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Bernanke speaks with forked tongue, don't trust.
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One good thing with a change in national administration - Bernanke might not be back!
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Agreed in toto, bigrigaz.
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I agree, Bernanke needs to go.
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Bernanke should keep out of it. "talk of stimulus is bullsh** for the people. 2 million jobs - where? In the federal gov't where they get 6 figure salaries. Lots of people unemployed in the last 3 1/2 years and people like Bernanke spread Bull because it doesn't affect him. Taxpayers pay for all the gas used in washington and then have to pay more at the pump. They should be able to pay for their own cars and gas when the money that they get overpaid for. Millions of dollars for Air Force one and two and helicopters and motor homes to drag all the deadweights in gov't to parties and Hawaii in winter and million dollar vacations. If you work for a company and you have to use your own car you can get mileage reimbursement so much per mile. This is not good enough for politians. VOTE SMART in NOVEMBER.
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Bicycle rides to work and trips anyone? Or $5.00 gas per gallon in the cars/trucks/suvs?
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we need another chairman of Fed. Reserve...
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JUST CRAZY
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Near 50 cents per gallon here for labor day.
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2% equals much more to us.
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10% 0n pump prices then
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ok
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speculation
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GREEEEEED
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Who would have thought it?
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Nothing but speculation and GREED!
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the greed continues
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It will be impossible to obtain an economic recover with high energy prices.
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Sounds like anorher misspeak by the current administration.
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GREEDY speculators in action - still!
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Bernanke should keep his mouth shut and his printing presses off!!
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It would be funny if after Romney (I hope) gets elected crude future start to fall as if they're shaking in their boots.
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He is lost and should just keep his mouth shut
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Wait, wait.. we're going to have a stimulus package when we're broke and overspending by a trillion bucks a year. Huh?
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why?
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