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Old January 14th, 2009, 07:08 PM
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A lot of things affect the price of crude, supply and demand first and foremost, but speculators too -- who are in turn influenced by wars and rumors of wars, politics and mass hysteria. In the long run, a great many old fields are drying up and China and India are putting huge numbers of motor vehicles on the road. The pressure of the price of crude and thus on all sorts of fuel is thus ever up over time, with lots of up and down zigs and zags in the line graph.
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