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Oil Speculation

Bernie Sanders Goes After Wall Street Oil Speculators

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Tuesday for an investigation into oil price manipulation. He also proposed a 30-day deadline for federal regulators to use emergency powers to curb excessive speculation in crude oil markets.

Sanders: Oil Speculators Behind High Gas Prices

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says that the soaring gas prices are the fault of oil speculators on Wall Street. "Ten years ago oil speculators controlled about 30 percent of the oil futures market," Sanders explained. "Today Wall Street