Oil Price Jump Tricky for OPEC Though oil prices continue to climb, many oil exporting countries would prefer to see prices stabilize at between $25 and $30 a barrel. Sharp fluctuations in oil prices -- upward or downward -- hamper OPEC members' ability to plan their economies and put a damper on world economies. Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.
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Oil Price Jump Not All Good for OPEC

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Oil Price Jump Not All Good for OPEC

Oil Price Jump Not All Good for OPEC

Oil Price Jump Not All Good for OPEC

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Though oil prices continue to climb, many oil exporting countries would prefer to see prices stabilize at between $25 and $30 a barrel. Sharp fluctuations in oil prices — upward or downward — hamper OPEC members' ability to plan their economies and put a damper on world economies. Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.