This column was originally published on RealMoney on Aug. 2 at 8:59 a.m. EDT. It's being republished as a bonus for TheStreet.com readers.For weeks now we've been hearing daily, if not hourly, commentary on Cnooc's ( CEO) bid for Unocal ( UCL). Some are opposed to it; some are for it. It's turned into a national debate, and not just on Wall Street. And while everyone is so focused on this aspect of China and oil, they have largely missed the monster move in PetroChina ( PTR). Since early June PetroChina has rallied $30 while Unocal, the one with the bidding war out there, has moved $6. But that's not what I find so amazing. What I find so amazing is that it took a move of that magnitude in PetroChina for the folks on TV to discover it. Yes, suddenly Monday I heard them start chatting about how great this stock has been. Heck, I was feeling poorly about
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