Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions.
Tom from Virginia
Tom writes, “Please tell me why the refiners are not doing better with the price of crude oil going up. I realize the crack spread and all, but how come the cost is not passed onto the consumer/oil companies?”
You can’t raise gas prices as fast as crude can go up, replies Jeff Macke.
Also oil can be a proxy for currency, adds Karen Finerman, and when that happens the supply and demand relationship gets dislocated.