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.
| Last 6 Days
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Oil Up About 3%; Volatility Threatens
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Oil rises as much as 3 percent as a weak dollar lifts commodities denominated in the currency and OPEC raises slightly its forecast for world oil demand growth.
Oil Slips Lower Amid Debate on U.S. Shale Oil Recovery
Monday, May 11, 2015 Oil edges lower on signs that a multi-week rally was encouraging a rejuvenation in already bloated U.S. shale supplies, even as the government expected less output in June from the fastest-growing fields.