Analysts now expect crude to average $74 in 2010, up from $73.50 last month and $66 as recently...

|By:, SA News Editor

Analysts now expect crude to average $74 in 2010, up from $73.50 last month and $66 as recently as April. "Fundamentals for the oil market look better and better with the IMF raising the forecast for global growth in 2010," one analyst says. Goldman thinks we'll see $85 oil before year-end. Currently Dec. crude -0.5% to $80.13.