Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Arab States Ditching Dollar for Oil Sales?

From FoxNews: Gulf States Deny Secret Plan to Dump Dollar

The world's oil producers will continue using the U.S. dollar as the currency for buying and selling crude, high-ranking oil and finance officials in the Gulf said on Tuesday, denying a report in a British newspaper.

Earlier, The Independent reported that Gulf Arab states, as well as China, Russia, Japan and France, are in secret talks to end the use of the U.S. dollar to trade oil, causing the American currency to fall in overseas trading Tuesday. ...

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