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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-19-2011, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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What would cause such a huge drop from July 2008 until January 2009?

The recent climb can be explained by speculatior's reaction to unrest in the Middel East.

Such an ustable market for something that has a pretty steady use rate. Has production changed enough to account for the big swings? Doubtful.

What would that graph look like if speculators were removed from the equation? Would a nationised energy system be better or worse?

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