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 Up On Saudi Commitment To Cut; U.S. Output Seen Rising
Monday, January 16, 2017 Oil prices settle up, as Saudi Arabia's commitments to reducing production offset a report forecasting U.S. output would again rise this year.

Oil Falls On China Concerns, Down 3% For The Week On OPEC Doubts
Friday, January 13, 2017 Oil prices fall and end the week 3% lower on lingering doubts over the extent of OPEC cuts.

Oil Rises On Supply Cuts, Record China Demand Forecast
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Oil prices rose more than 1% on news that key crude exporters were cutting production to reduce a global crude glut.

Oil Gains - Pares Earlier Losses off Newfound Optimism
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 After falling almost 6% earlier in the week, oil prices picked up steam as traders saw a buying opportunity in the market.

Oil Slides 2% On Strong Dollar, Doubts Of OPEC Output Cuts
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Oil prices fall 2% to the lowest in nearly a month, extending the previous session's sell-off.

Oil Down 4% On Concerns Over Rising Iraqi Exports, US Output
Monday, January 09, 2017 Oil prices tumbled by 4% on concern that record Iraqi crude exports and rising US output would undermine OPEC's efforts to curb global oversupply.

Oil Edges Up; Strong Dollar, OPEC Doubts Make Buyers Cautious
Friday, January 06, 2017 Oil rose slightly on futures buying, ending the week higher, but gains were limited by a strong US dollar and lingering doubts.

Oil Ends Up As Saudi Output Cuts Offset US Products Build
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Oil prices rise in an up-and-down session.

Oil Rises on Expectations for Production Cuts, Lower US Inventories
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 The start of the trading year showed that oil markets are still susceptible to headline risk, and will be volatile as a result.

Oil Dives 2%, Strong Dollar Knocks Crude Off 18-Month High
Tuesday, January 03, 2017 Oil prices slide more than 2% on the first trading day of 2017.