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  1. More energy development would significantly help US, Donohue says

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    Thu, 10 Jan 2013

    responsible development of more US oil and gas could significantly help the nation address its serious federal budget deficit and unemployment problems, US Chamber of Commerce Pres. Thomas J. Donohue said. “Producing swiftly and responsibly to develop more

  2. MARKET WATCH: New York crude prices continue rally

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2013

    Crude prices continued to climb Mar. 8 in the New York futures market on news the US unemployment rate slipped to 7.7% in February—its lowest level in 4 years—from 7.9% in January. However, the full effect of

  3. Approve Keystone XL

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    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    The year 2013 opens with the US economy still sputtering, unemployment still too high, the federal government still struggling with fiscal hazard, and President Barack Obama triumphant in his bid

  4. MARKET WATCH: Oil prices continue climbing as gas price drops

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    Fri, 17 May 2013

    9% in the New York futures market May 16 despite a report from the US Department of Labor showing a rise in claims for unemployment benefits, stimulating worries about economic recovery. The front-month natural gas contract, however, was “beaten

  5. US demand for energy to keep falling—but not for natural gas

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    Mon, 2 Jul 2012

    year as economic sluggishness and high unemployment continue to reduce energy consumption ..... 9-2.4%. The outlook also sees unemployment improving little over the next couple ..... 7-7.7% in 2014. The official unemployment rate recently was 8.2%. Job growth

  6. US, worldwide energy demand growth rates to slow in 2011

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    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

    strengthen in 2011, but persistently high unemployment will limit the growth of each. Total ..... consumption, and persistently high unemployment , OPEC said. US economy, energy Gross ..... in 2011 will remain tempered by high unemployment . The latest data show that unemployment

  7. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices up slightly on flat jobs report

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    Mon, 7 Nov 2011

    seekers (13.2 million) and the unemployment rate (9%). The Bureau of ..... continued to trend down. The unemployment rate has remained at 9-9 ..... many months. At least total US unemployment isn’t increasing, “unlike in Europe

  8. MARKET WATCH: Oil prices climb in hopeful markets

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    Fri, 27 Apr 2012

    120/bbl despite a disappointing US unemployment report and the downgrade of Spain ..... Spanish government reported Apr. 27 unemployment rose to 24.4% in the first quarter ..... 2011. That’s the highest current unemployment rate in the Euro-zone and the highest

  9. Watching Government: States need to take energy lead

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    Mon, 10 Oct 2011

    development in the US is an obvious, effective way to reduce unemployment , increase federal revenue, and lower crude oil imports ..... existing buildings as a condition for receiving continued unemployment benefits after 5 months. Potential for agreement Graham

  10. MARKET WATCH: Optimistic markets continue to rally

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    Thu, 22 Dec 2011

    the Labor Department announced initial applications for US unemployment benefits declined for the third consecutive week, down 4 ..... market—or at least a reduction in layoffs, with an 8.6 unemployment rate in November down from 9% for the previous 2 years

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