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Oil Futures Follow Broader Markets to One-Week High
Friday, May 17, 2013 Oil futures rise to a one-week high, as broader markets rally on positive US economic data.
Crude-Oil Futures Settle up 86 Cents at $95.16/Barrel
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices settle higher, climbing on hopes for rising demand as the peak summer gasoline demand season approaches.
Crude-Oil Futures Edge Higher After Inventory Report
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Crude-oil futures end a turbulent session little changed, after a report shows an unexpected drop in US oil stockpiles but also points to sliding gasoline demand.
Crude Oil Futures Settle 1% Lower at $94.21/Barrel
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 US crude oil futures fall for a fourth straight Tuesday, shedding 1% to settle at a two-week low of $94.21 a barrel on worries over high inventory and sluggish demand.
Oil Futures Weighed by Demand Worries, OPEC Output
Monday, May 13, 2013 Oil futures settle lower for the third straight session, weighed by concerns over weakening demand in China and robust global production.
Nymex Crude Falls as Dollar, Weak Fuel Demand Weigh
Friday, May 10, 2013 Crude-oil futures fall on a stronger US dollar and new indications of sluggish global fuel demand.
US Crude Oil Futures Settle Down; Products Hit One-Month High
Thursday, May 09, 2013 US crude oil futures end weaker but above the day's lows, while refined products futures hit one-month highs on hopes of a coming improvement in the economy of the world's biggest oil consumer.
Crude Settles at One-Month High After Modest Inventory Rise
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle at a one-month high after a report shows US oil stockpiles rose less than expected last week.
Crude Drops as Traders Eye Rising Supplies
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 US crude-oil futures end lower as investors focus on new indications that oil supplies are rising.
Oil Futures Rise to Highest Level in a Month Amid Syria Concerns
Monday, May 06, 2013 Oil futures settle at their highest level in a month, after escalating violence in Syria stoked concerns about a wider conflict that could imperil oil supplies in the region.
Nymex Crude Settles $1.62 Higher at $95.61/Bbl
Friday, May 03, 2013 Crude-oil futures rose 1.7% to a one-month high as monthly jobs data showed hiring picked up in April, offering a hopeful sign for the broader economy.
Crude-Oil Futures Post Biggest Rise in Five Months
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Crude-oil futures jump 3.3% to settle at $93.99 a barrel, as a combination of economic signals overcame worries about weak oil demand and high inventories.
Oil Futures at Lowest in Week After US Inventories Hit 3-Decade High
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Oil futures fall to lowest level in a week after a report showed US oil inventories rise to their highest level in more than three decades last week.
Crude Oil Futures Settle 1.1% Lower on Rising Supply
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices settle lower amid news of record-high unemployment in the euro zone and expectations of rising oil stockpiles in the US.
Crude Oil Pushes Above $94-Mark, Helped by Equities
Monday, April 29, 2013 Crude-oil futures increase 1.6%, helped by gains in stock markets and a falling dollar as traders look to other markets for signals on the broader economy, and energy demand.
Crude Oil Rally Stalls as US Economic Growth Disappoints
Friday, April 26, 2013 Crude-oil futures fall after a reading on the US economy came in below expectations, signaling the potential for another year of sluggish growth that threatens to weigh on fuel demand.
Crude Oil Futures Settle at Two-Week Highs on Supply Concerns
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices settle at two-week highs on concerns over tightening supplies, while US gasoline demand heats up ahead of the peak spring-summer driving season.
Inventory Data Send Oil Futures to Highest Level in Nearly Two Weeks
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Oil futures shoot to their highest price in almost two weeks, after a closely watched report said gasoline demand is at its highest level in more than five months.
Crude Oil Ends Flat; Fake Tweet Rattles Market
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Oil futures end nearly flat, as traders shrug off weak global manufacturing data and a fake tweet that rattled investors and focused on an upswing in the stock market.
Brent Back above $100/Barrel, Rebounding from Selloff
Monday, April 22, 2013 Oil futures settle higher, with Brent crude above $100 a barrel for the first time in a week, as buyers swoop in following last week's deep selloff.
Nymex Crude Rises, Bouncing Off Recent 2013 Low
Friday, April 19, 2013 US crude futures post modest gains following sharp declines early this week as traders pause to gauge whether weak demand will keep prices moving lower.
Crude Oil Settles Higher on Bargain Buying after Recent Sharp Drop
Thursday, April 18, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices settle higher amid bargain-hunting after a recent steep selloff, with North Sea Brent posting its first gain after six down days.
Nymex Crude Futures Settle at Fresh 2013 Low on Demand Woes
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Oil futures extend recent losses, hitting their lowest level all year in the US, as investors focus on falling gasoline demand in a weekly report on domestic crude stockpiles.
Brent Crude Settles Below $100/Bbl for First Time in Nine Months
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 North Sea Brent crude settles below $100 a barrel for the first time since July, on expectations of slow growth in global demand for oil.
Crude Slides to 2013 Low After Weak Chinese GDP Data
Monday, April 15, 2013 US oil futures plunge to its lowest all year while the European benchmark nears $100 a barrel, after a disappointing reading on Chinese economic growth raises concerns.
Crude Oil Settles Lower on Weak Demand; Brent falls to 9-Month Low
Friday, April 12, 2013 Crude-oil futures fall sharply, hit by growing worries over rising US oil supplies and slowing growth in global oil demand.
Crude Oil Slips as Demand Outlook Weakens
Thursday, April 11, 2013 U.S. crude-oil futures fell as slumping gasoline prices and forecasts for weaker global demand weighed on the oil market.
Gasoline Futures Tumble After Big Inventory Build in US
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Gasoline futures tumble after a government report showed an unexpected increase in US stockpiles as refiners churn out more fuel in the face of weak demand.
Crude-Oil Futures Gain Ahead of Weekly Inventory Data
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 US crude-oil prices rebounds from early losses to finish higher, as gains in equities markets provide an optimistic outlook on the broader economy.
Nymex Crude Futures Follow Gasoline Higher
Monday, April 08, 2013 Crude futures end higher after wavering between gains and losses, as a rebound in the gasoline market lifts oil.
Weak Jobs Data Batters Crude; Brent Sinks To Lowest in 8 Months
Friday, April 05, 2013 A disappointing reading on March US payrolls sends crude tumbling, with Brent crude sinking to an eight-month low, on fresh concerns about weak oil demand in the world's biggest crude consumer.
Crude-Oil Futures Slide on US Jobs Data, Rising Inventories
Thursday, April 04, 2013 Crude slides for a second day, hit by rising US oil supplies and new worries about economic recovery in the world's biggest oil consumer.
Gasoline Tumbles as US Refineries Return to Service
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Gasoline futures tumble 4.2% as increasing activity by refineries has investors betting on a jump in fuel supplies.
Gasoline Futures Prices Down; Crude Mixed
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 Gasoline futures prices end at their lowest in more than a month, amid expectations for an increase in gasoline production, as refiners return from seasonal maintenance.
Crude 16 Cents Lower; Brent Climbs 1%
Monday, April 01, 2013 Global benchmark oil prices diverge sharply, with North Sea Brent crude gaining on concerns over the shutdown of a US pipeline in the key Gulf Coast refining region.
Oil Futures Finish Higher as S&P 500 Aims for Record
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Oil futures finish higher, setting a six-week high as the Standard & Poor's 500 is poised to finish at a record.
Crude Oil Futures Squeeze Out Gain to Five-Week High
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Oil futures eked out a gain, setting another five-week high, as traders shrugged off a bigger-than-expected rise in crude-oil inventories.
Crude-Oil Futures Settle up 1.6% at 5-Week High of $96.34/Barrel
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 U.S. crude-oil futures jumped 1.6% to a five-week high spurred by signs of economic improvement in the world's biggest oil-consumer.
US Crude Futures Rise Versus Oil Traded Overseas
Monday, March 25, 2013 US crude-oil futures prices rise as investors continue to wager domestic oil prices will increase compared to oil traded overseas.
Crude-Oil Futures Settle Up 1.4% at $93.71 a Barrel
Friday, March 22, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices settle higher, tracking strength in US equities even as investors keep a wary eye on efforts to secure a bailout in Cyprus ahead of a Monday deadline.