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

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months


Commodity News

Oil Jumps on Pre-holiday Buying, Brent Up 4% on Week
Friday, July 01, 2016 Oil prices surged on Friday, and Brent crude posted its largest weekly gain since mid May, as investors positioned for the start of third quarter trading while a weaker dollar boosted prices of most commodities.

Oil Pares Biggest Quarterly Gain Since 2009 Amid Rebalancing
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Oil capped the biggest quarterly advance in seven years as falling US supply added to speculation the global surplus is easing.

Oil Erases Brexit Selloff as US Crude Supplies, Dollar Decline
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Oil erased the two-day plunge that followed Britain's vote to leave the European Union after US crude inventories dropped for a sixth week while the dollar retreated against its peers.

Oil Jumps 3% on Post-Brexit Bargain Hunting, Norway Strike
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Oil prices settle up 3 percent or more with investors buying back into the market after a two-day rout triggered by Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Oil Caps Biggest Two-Day Loss Since February on Brexit Fallout
Monday, June 27, 2016 Oil caps the biggest two-day drop since February as futures remain volatile after the UK last week voted to leave the European Union.

Oil Prices Plunge 5% as Britain Votes to Leave EU
Friday, June 24, 2016 Oil prices settled 5 percent lower on Friday after Britain's vote to leave the EU spurred massive risk aversion and a rally in safe havens like the US dollar.

Oil Ends Higher in Choppy Trade Ahead of Britain's EU Vote
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Oil prices closed 2 percent higher after a volatile session on Thursday, with investors less worried about prospects for the global economy after the last pre-vote opinion polls showed Britain was likely to remain in the European Union.

FirstEnergy Expects Crude Oil Price to Hit $70 in 2018
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Crude oil prices will rebound towards $70 per barrel in 2018, according to oil and gas analysts at FirstEnergy.

Oil Ends Lower After Small US Drawdown; Choppy Ahead of Brexit Vote
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Wednesday after a smaller-than-expected US inventory drawdown and amid jitters ahead of a vote on whether Britain should stay in the European Union.

Oil Settles Down, Bounces Off Session Lows With Gasoline
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Oil prices dip on Tuesday based on more speculation over Britain's future in the European Union, then pared losses to settle off session lows as a US refinery outage triggered a rebound in gasoline prices.