Presented without comment, the article title is clear enough.
Sam Zell: 'Every Recession Since 1973 Has Been Due to Oil Prices'
Heh heh, Patrick, I am very much the wrong person to ask about this. I've been hoping for an average of $65 this year. But I'm in the minority.
Seems that oil prices are most likely heading toward $70 - $80 by end of this year; that seems to be a growing consensus anyway, near as I can tell.