As Oil Prices Rise, Threats To The Economy Go Up Too If the price of oil continues to shoot up, the threat to the economic recovery will grow. Oil at $100 a barrel isn't enough to send the nation's economy back into a recession. But oil at $140 or $150 a barrel might be.
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As Oil Prices Rise, Threats To The Economy Go Up Too

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As Oil Prices Rise, Threats To The Economy Go Up Too

As Oil Prices Rise, Threats To The Economy Go Up Too

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

The price of oil has risen by about $10 per barrel in the past few weeks. With the price hovering around $100 bucks, Jacob Goldstein from NPR's Planet Money team explains what higher oil prices mean for us.

JACOB GOLDSTEIN: Jacob Goldstein, NPR News.

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