Commodity Prices

The following graphs present commodity future prices over the periods of the last week, last three months and last year. All changes are measured in US Dollars and reflect daily closing prices for the forward month futures.

Light Crude Oil

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months

Brent Crude Oil

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months

Natural Gas

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Commodity News

Oil Drops to Two-Month Low Amid Ample US Supply, Rising Dollar
Friday, July 22, 2016 Oil dropped to the lowest close in more than two months as the US heads to the end of the summer-driving season with ample inventories.

Oil Down 2% as Record US Stockpiles Heighten Glut Worry
Thursday, July 21, 2016 Oil prices fell 2 percent on Thursday, as the market took a closer look at US government data that showed growing inventories of gasoline and other oil products pushed total petroleum supplies in the No. 1 oil consumer to record highs.

Oil Prices Up 1% After Ninth Weekly US Crude Drawdown
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent on Wednesday, lifting US crude from two-month lows, after the US government reported a ninth straight week of crude inventory draws, easing some concerns in a market worried about a glut.

Oil Down Before US Stockpile Data; Attention on Product Builds
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Oil prices fell as much 1 percent for a second day in a row on Tuesday as a rallying dollar and global fuel glut offset forecasts for lower US crude stockpiles that would have been typically bullish for the market.

Oil Drops as Flows Unhindered Following Coup Attempt in Turkey
Monday, July 18, 2016 Oil declined following a failed coup in Turkey as shipments continued through the vital conduit from Russia and Iraq to the Mediterranean Sea.

Oil Settles Near $46 Amid Nigeria Force Majeure, US Fuel Glut
Friday, July 15, 2016 Oil closed near $46 a barrel in New York as the market weighed a force majeure declared by Exxon on crude shipments out of Nigeria against excess US oil and product inventories.

Oil Rises From Two-Month Low as Equities Gain, Dollar Slips
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Oil climbed as global equity markets advanced while the weakening dollar bolstered commodities.

Oil Tumbles After US Fuel Stockpiles Unexpectedly Increase
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Oil tumbled after a government report showed US fuel inventories unexpectedly grew, adding to concerns about oversupply.

Oil Soars 5% in Biggest One-Day Gain Since April
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Oil prices surged 5 percent on Tuesday, the biggest daily gain since April, as investors' covering of short positions and a technical rebound helped lift the market off two-month lows.

Oil Falls to Two-Month Low as US Rig Count Rises, Dollar Firms
Monday, July 11, 2016 Crude fell to a two-month low as a strengthening dollar reduced investor appetite and the rising US oil rig count signaled the output decline may slow.