Oil Prices Hit $100 a Barrel
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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After hitting the symbolic price of $100 a barrel, oil prices slipped back a bit. Still, pressures pushing oil prices to all-time highs remain - soaring demand from China and India, a weak dollar, and political tensions in both the Middle East and Africa's big oil producer, Nigeria. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
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