Brent crude hits the $100/barrel mark for the first time since Oct. 1, 2008, another indicator...

|By:, SA News Editor
Brent crude hits the $100/barrel mark for the first time since Oct. 1, 2008, another indicator of growing global demand. The IEA expects emerging-market consumption to drive a 1.6% global increase this year. Meanwhile, NYMEX futures are up 2.5% to $91.68.