This has helped to stop prices
increasing by above 30%.
To stop prices
from falling, they could cut back their output in response to new US production, much as they have tried to in the past.
The current fuel costs and political uncertainty in the Middle East and North Africa means that the Government must bite the bullet and act to stop prices
from fuelling inflation and driving people off the roads.
There is a mafia that monopolizes the [milk] market, and constantly works to stop prices
from rising," said Trebel's milk producer co-op chief Fidaa Sassine.
During the crisis, many exchanges banned 'short selling' (selling shares you do not own in order to buy them back cheaper when it's time to settle the deal) and installed 'circuit breakers' to stop trading and stop prices
changing too fast.
He added that nearly 3,000 containers of foodstuffs and medicines, which he claimed would help stop prices
increasing further, were stuck at Dammam port.
2 million barrels a day to stop prices
But the renewed interest failed to stop prices
from sliding further during January, while sales levels also slumped to a new record low.
It is clear that the organization has taken this decision without having obtained a compass that would indicate what such a drop in production will lead to, and whether it will be sufficient to stop prices
In the meantime, in their frenzy to stop prices
from falling and "stabilize" the economy, the New Dealers promoted a state of "equilibrium" as the ideal.
Over the last decade, OPEC has stepped in four times with large production cuts to stop prices
from falling - in the second half of 1986, in 2001, in 2003 and in 2006.
GORDON Brown has reacted with fury to a threat by oil-rich states to slash production in a ploy to stop prices