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 Prices Drop as Iraq Says Doesn't Want to Join OPEC Cut
Monday, October 24, 2016 Oil prices fall as Iraq says it wants an exemption from any deal by producer cartel OPEC to cut production to prop up the market and US drillers step up work.

Oil Up On Russia-OPEC Hopes; US Rig Count Jump Limits Gains
Friday, October 21, 2016 Oil settles up on hopes Russia and OPEC will reach agreement on market support initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel.

Oil Down 2%, Strong Dollar Knocks US Crude Off 15-Month Highs
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Oil prices settles down more than 2%, as a resurgent dollar encouraged players to take profit on the previous day's rally.

Surprise Crude Draw Lifts US Prices to 15-Month High
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Oil prices traded to some of the highest levels seen in over a year.

Oil Ends Up Ahead Of Preliminary US Inventory Report
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Oil settles higher as expectations of OPEC output curbs lifted prices despite forecasts that data would show a second straight weekly build in US crude stockpiles.

Oil Ends Lower On US Trade Spike; Shale Decline Limits Losses
Monday, October 17, 2016 Oil prices settle down, weighed by oversupply concerns, with a spike in trade volume driving US prices below $50.

Oil Dips On Dollar, Rig Count Rise; Focus Still On OPEC
Friday, October 14, 2016 Oil prices fall slightly as traders balance a stronger dollar and another increase in the US oil rig count against expectations that more OPEC talk of output cuts will keep crude above $50 per barrel.

Oil Ends Up; Refined Products Draw Offset US Crude Build
Thursday, October 13, 2016 Oil prices settle up after a US government report showed hefty draws in diesel and gasoline offset the first crude inventory build in six weeks.

Oil Down 1%; OPEC Output Climbs Further Amid Cut Pledges
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Oil prices settles 1% lower after OPEC reported its September oil output hit 8-year highs.

Oil Down On OPEC Doubts As It Floats 6-Month Output Cap Plan
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Oil prices retreat from one-year highs, after OPEC said it was trying to reach a global agreement to cap production for at least six months.