Saudis' Oil Boost May Not Help U.S. Gas Prices

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Saudi Arabia has pledged to put out more oil this year if the market needs it. The pledge falls short of U.S. hopes for a specific increase and may do little to lower prices in the short-term.

Co-host Ari Shapiro talks with Carola Hoyos, the chief oil correspondent for the Financial Times, about Sunday's oil conference in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.



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