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Oil slips from 12-week high, stimulus eyed

Reuters -- Brent crude oil steadied around $112 per barrel on Wednesday, retreating from 12-week highs but supported by worries over falling North Sea output and hopes for more economic stimulus measures on both sides of the Atlantic.

Brent has risen more than 25 percent since the end of June and hit $112.56 on Tuesday, its highest since mid-May, on expectations the world's largest economies would take more measures to stimulate growth.

Expectations that central banks will ease monetary policy and announce further rounds of quantitative easing (QE), moves likely to support commodities, have increased investors' appetite for riskier assets and pushed up equities.


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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 3:59:50 PM

Same old song and dance
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GOOD IT NEEDS TO DROP AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Speculators are calling the shots...
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Brent Crude Oil now at
$112.74
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Too complicated.. Just lower our prices, that is all we ask.
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NO stimulus is coming.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 9:07:12 AM

Doesn't raising oil costs defeat the purposes of a stimulus?
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how foolish
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It needs to slip further.
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