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Texas job growth hindered by oil price plunge

The Lone Star State has beat most others in the nation in job growth for over a decade. Since 2000, growth has more than doubled in Texas, and in the last quarter of 2014 it held 30 percent of America’s total jobs overall. However, the King of Crude is feeling the impacts of low oil prices and a recent analysis ...

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US forecast: Expect cheap oil to stay awhile

WASHINGTON – The federal government forecasts that low oil prices will continue through the year as a result of the global petroleum glut. Oil prices have plummeted by more than half since a high of $106 a barrel in June, giving motorists the gift of cheap gasoline but wreaking havoc on energy markets and states that rely on oil tax ...

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