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Oil skids

Doug Krizner Dec 4, 2008

Crude prices hit 4-year lows after Merrill Lynch predicted a drop to $25 a barrel. Bloomberg quotes Chip Hodge of MFC Global: “We’ve got the U.S, U.K., Europe and Japan all in recession for the first time since World War II, and the oil market is reacting.”

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