A fuel pump is seen with different oil types in February, 2012.
A fuel pump is seen with different oil types in February, 2012. - 
Listen To The Story
Marketplace

Jeremy Hobson: Oil prices have jumped to a three month high in overseas trading. Brent Crude is at 114 dollars a barrel this morning, despite forecasts that say global oil demand will be lower than first expected -- for the next year and a half.

Julia Coronado is chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, and she's with us live as she is every Monday.

“I think the best compliment I can give is not to say how much your programs have taught me (a ton), but how much Marketplace has motivated me to go out and teach myself.” – Michael in Arlington, VA

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial decisions or just encouraged you to think differently, we’re asking you to give a little something back.

Become a Marketplace Investor today – in whatever amount is right for you – and keep public service journalism strong. We’re grateful for your support.