Traders work the crude oil options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange on Wednesday in New York. Oil prices continue to climb as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi violently clashed with protesters who have expanded their control over the country.
Feb. 24, 2011 in Business on Page A8
WASHINGTON – Just as the U.S. and global economies are finally strengthening, they face a new danger: Rocketing oil prices, which topped $100 a barrel Wednesday. The U.S. economy can …