Oil prices jump to highest level since 2014 amid Middle East tensions

Oil prices jumped to their highest level since 2014 Wednesday, as worries about fighting in the Middle East spooked markets.

The day began with President Donald Trump tweeting to threaten a missile attack on Syria in response to reports of a chemical attack by government forces there earlier this week. Later, Saudi Arabia's air defense reported that it intercepted missiles heading towards its capital Riyadh. Saudi Arabia has been defending itself against missiles launched by Iranian-backed


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