Commodity Prices: Light Crude Oil

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.

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Oil Hits 2-Week Highs On Mideast Tensions, US Gasoline Rally
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Oil prices hit two-week highs, rising about 3%, after a spike in Middle East tensions and a rally in US gasoline futures.

Oil Ends Steady; Saudi Pledge, Glut Worry Causes Wild Ride
Monday, November 23, 2015 Brent settled steady and US crude slightly lower after prices were whipsawed by volatility as Saudi Arabia pledged to work toward oil price stability.

Investors Bet on Rebound as Holdings in Oil ETF Jump to Record
Friday, November 20, 2015 Investors are piling into the United States Oil Fund on speculation prices may have bottomed near $40 a barrel.

Kemp: Should We Worry As Oil Stocks Hit 3 Billion Barrels?
Friday, November 20, 2015 Nearly 3 billion barrels of crude petroleum and refined products are being stored by oil firms in the advanced economies according to the IEA.

Oil Slump Puts Canada in C$3B Hole as Trudeau Takes Reins
Friday, November 20, 2015 Canada's finances are taking a bigger hit than projected from the oil-price slump, putting the country on pace for red ink even before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicks off his plan for deficit spending.

Brent Up 1% On Short-Covering, US Crude Just Above $40
Friday, November 20, 2015 Brent oil settles 1% higher on pre-weekend short-covering, while US crude settles lower and just above $40-per-barrel.

Brent Steady, US Crude Down Ahead Of Contract Expiry
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Brent oil futures settle steady while US crude falls ahead of the expiry of the front-month contract and continued pressure from large inventory builds.

Iraqi Oil Selling at $30 as OPEC Readies for New Battles
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Iraq may increase oil output further in 2016, intensifying a battle for market share between OPEC members and non-OPEC rivals that has forced Baghdad to sell some crude grades for as little as $30 a barrel.

Oil Ends Up, Recovering From Lows; Glut Remains A Worry
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Oil falls near 3-month lows and US crude futures slip to below $40 a barrel before settling higher.

Oil Slides 2%, Market Refocused On Global Supply Glut
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Crude oil futures fall more than 2%, resuming their slide after a one-day pause.