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 Rises on Short Covering but Supply Worries Loom
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Global oil prices firmed slightly, but not before U.S. crude hit a near six-year low and benchmark Brent pared gains on data showing fresh additions to already record-high U.S. oil inventories.
Oil Tumbles; US Crude Prices Near 6-Year Low On Record Stockpiles
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Oil slumps, with US crude prices at near 6-year lows, after the government reported record-high inventories in the United States.
Oil Jumps On Weaker Dollar; Traders Wary Of Stock Build
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Oil prices jump as much 3% as a weaker dollar props up commodities priced in the currency.
Oil Slides Despite OPEC Talk Of A Floor
Monday, January 26, 2015 Oil fall in see-saw trade, with US crude ending at its lowest in nearly 6 years, as traders discount comments from OPEC's top official about the market finally finding a bottom.
Brent Closes Up, US Crude Down After Saudi King Dies
Friday, January 23, 2015 Brent crude was buoyed by market uncertainty over the future of Saudi oil output, while US crude fell on more signs of oversupply.
Oil Settles Lower After Large US Inventory Build
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Crude oil prices settle lower after a government report shows the biggest build in US crude inventory in at least 14 years.
Oil Up On Traders' Hope Investment Cuts Limit Supply
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Global oil prices snap a 2-day decline and increase around 2% on hopes prices will recover as energy companies cut production investment.
Oil Falls Again As IMF Cuts Forecast; Iran Hints At $25 Oil
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Oil fell as much as 5% after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 global economic forecast and Iran hinted prices could drop to $25 a barrel.
Oil Slips $1 On China Economy Worries, Record Iraq Output
Monday, January 19, 2015 Brent crude oil prices fall below $49 a barrel and US crude also falls more than $1.
Oil Closes Up For First Week In Eight After Supportive Reports
Friday, January 16, 2015 US crude oil prices staunched seven weeks of losses rising 33 cents on the week as it rallied just before settlement.