NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As the Egyptian uprising grew more violent and chaotic over the last two days, the risks posed to the Suez Canal increased, according to some people involved in the shipping and petroleum industries.On Friday, though, as street violence eased (Wednesday and Thursday were characterized by clashes between protestors and supposed supporters of the Mubarak regime) and protests in Cairo grew calmer, fears of a Suez disruption again appeared to fade.
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