Meaning of “energy speculation” in the English Dictionary

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"energy speculation" in Business English

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energy speculationnoun [ U ]

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NATURAL RESOURCES, STOCK MARKET buying and selling energy such as oil, hoping to make a profit on rising or falling prices:

There are calls to curb energy speculation because of the impact on consumers of oil price increases.

(Definition of “energy speculation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)