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2005-06-28 18:52:21

By Kevin Plumberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snowacknowledged on Tuesday that record high oil prices arebeginning to take their toll on the U.S. economy, but notenough to derail the economy's strong recovery. "Energy prices are way too high," Snow said on CNBCtelevision. "Clearly, it's hurting." After hitting a three-month low in May, U.S.-traded oilfutures have risen around 32 percent to a record high of $60.95a barrel on Monday. In early trading Tuesday, oil...

2005-06-28 14:52:27

By Kevin Plumberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snowacknowledged on Tuesday that record high oil prices arebeginning to take their toll on the U.S. economy, but notenough to derail the economy's strong recovery. "Energy prices are way too high," Snow said on CNBCtelevision. "Clearly, it's hurting." After hitting a three-month low in May, U.S.-traded oilfutures have risen around 32 percent to a record high of $60.95a barrel on Monday. In early trading Tuesday, oil...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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