NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Oil tanker stocks spiked Monday as the BP (BP - Get Report) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico expanded in severity and investors anticipated a bounce in crude shipping rates caused by the environmental disaster.That's because the spreading slick -- which, some say, could eclipse the Exxon (XOM) Valdez accident in scope -- threatens to impede the offloading of oil on the Gulf Coast of the U.S.
BP Oil Spill Fears Lift Oil Tanker Stocks
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