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February 24, 2016

How the Fed Affects Oil Prices

The rapid (and largely unexpected) collapse in oil prices over the last two years no doubt has many causes, because

February 24, 2016
December 5, 2014

A Look at Falling Oil Prices

Crude oil prices[1] have fallen about $40 per barrel, more than 35 percent, just since June. Earlier posts from the

December 5, 2014

Energy is a crucial ingredient in every aspect of our lives, whether at home, school, or work. Fortunately, over the

February 4, 2013

This blog post is available as a PDF here. In a speech on June 7 in Atlanta at the International

June 10, 2011

As gasoline prices continue to rise, government officials realize they had better find someone to blame to divert the public’s

April 29, 2011

Last week we explained the connection between rising gasoline prices and the Federal Reserve’s “quantitative easing” programs. On the same

January 10, 2011
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