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Oil Higher On Ukraine Tensions, Data, But Posts Second Monthly Fall
Friday, August 29, 2014 Crude oil prices post their second straight monthly loss, despite rising on worries that the intensifying Ukraine crisis may trigger more sanctions.
Brent Falls, US Crude Rises As Global Demand Seen Weak
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Brent crude oil falls and US crude rises as ample global supply and lackluster demand pressure the global benchmark.
Crude Oil Little-Changed After Oil Inventory Draw, Cushing Build
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Crude oil futures settle flat after choppy trading, following a report that showed declining US gasoline demand in the world's top oil consumer and a build at the key Cushing storage hub.
US Crude Rises On Supportive Data, Brent Slips
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 US crude rises as supportive US economic data overshadowed concerns about slowed growth in other oil consuming economies and ample global oil supplies.
US Crude Edges Lower In Light Trading On Weak Economic Data
Monday, August 25, 2014 Brent crude oil edges higher while US crude falls in light trading.
US Crude Falls, Down For Fifth Week, On Ample Supply
Friday, August 22, 2014 US crude oil futures fall for a fifth straight week of declines while Brent remains under pressure from a stronger dollar and plentiful supplies.
Crude Oil Recovers On US Economic Data After Early Slide
Thursday, August 21, 2014 US and Brent crude futures rise, lifted by supportive economic data from the US after a plentiful supply picture and Chinese economic data pressured prices earlier.
US Crude Sinks For Second Day Ahead Of Contract Expiry
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 US crude oil falls for a second straight day as a rush of selling ahead of the session close brings the contract to its lowest price since January.
Brent Crude Hits New 14-Month Low As Supply Risks Ease
Monday, August 18, 2014 Brent crude oil sheds nearly $2 a barrel to reach its lowest price in over a year as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq ease.
Oil Jumps Up After Ukraine Says Hit Russian Armored Force
Friday, August 15, 2014 Brent and US crude futures jump more than $1 a barrel on news that Ukraine forces had engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil.
Brent, US Crude Shed $2; Oil ETF Shares Slide
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Crude oil prices fall more than $2 a barrel on both sides of the Atlantic.
Brent Rises On Supply Risks, US Crude Down As Stockpiles Build
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Brent crude oil rises by nearly $1 per barrel in choppy trading, recovering from a 13-month low as turmoil in Iraq and Libya keep concerns about potential supply disruptions in focus.
Brent Falls To 13-Month Low On Demand Concerns, Ample Supply
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Brent crude oil falls to a 13-month low as increased OPEC production helps dampen concerns over potential supply disruptions in Iraq and Libya.
US Oil Edges Up On Expectations Of Inventory Drawdown
Monday, August 11, 2014 US crude oil edges up on an expectation of further draws in US crude inventory, while Brent trends down despite a number of geopolitical risks.
Brent Oil Falls Toward $105/Bbl After US Iraq Air Strike
Friday, August 08, 2014 Brent crude falls toward $105 a barrel, following US air strikes in Iraq that analysts said might lower the risk of oil supply.
Oil Prices Rise On Reports US Mulling Airstrikes On Iraqi Militants
Thursday, August 07, 2014 Crude oil prices rebounded after reports the US was considering airstrikes on advancing Islamic militants in Iraq.
US Crude Settles At 6-Month Low, Brent Also Languishing
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Oil prices fall as abundant supplies in the United States drive the contract to its lowest close in six months.
Brent Settles At 9-Month Low On Oversupply Fears, Weak Demand
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Oil prices tumble, with Brent crude falling to a 9-month low as ample supplies in Europe and North America outweigh fears.
Oil Rebounds as Global Tensions Raise Supply Disruption Fears
Monday, August 04, 2014 Oil prices on both sides of the Atlantic climb as investors shifted their attention from worries about swelling supplies to concerns about ongoing violence in Libya and other global hotspots.
Oil Prices Tumble On Oversupply, Weak Demand
Friday, August 01, 2014 Brent and US crude futures tumble to the lowest settlement prices in months.
US Oil Dives Below $100 On Kansas Refinery Outage, Equity Drop
Thursday, July 31, 2014 US crude oil tumbles more than $2, hitting the lowest level since March on news of a potentially lengthy shutdown at a Kansas oil refinery.
Oil Prices Tumble On Ample Supply, Weak Demand
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Oil prices tumble, with Brent leading the decline weakened by excess supplies in Europe and Asia.
Brent Oil Firm On New Russia Sanctions; US Slips On Refinery
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Brent crude ends slightly higher as new sanctions on Russia look set to worsen relations between Moscow and the West, while US prices slip after a Kansas refinery fire.
Oil Lower on Signs of Excess Supply, Weak Demand in Europe and Asia
Monday, July 28, 2014 Oil prices dip as signs of excess supplies of North Sea and West African crude and weak demand in Europe and Asia offset fears of escalating tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East.
Brent Climbs Above $108/bbl on U.S.-Russian Tensions, Supply Fears
Friday, July 25, 2014 Brent oil prices reverses early losses to climb more than $1 a barrel, as fighting in Ukraine and deteriorating relations between Russia and the United States ignited new fears of supply disruptions in the market.
Oil Falls On Worries About US Gasoline Demand
Thursday, July 24, 2014 The price of oil falls near $102 a barrel, erasing gains from the day before.
Crude Oil Rises On Drop In US Crude Inventories, Geopolitical Risk
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Crude oil futures rise as oil stockpiles in the US fall more than expected and geopolitical tensions in Eastern Europe and the Middle East persist.
Oil Slips As Supplies Flow Despite Conflicts
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Brent and US crude settle lower after a choppy trading session as oil supplies remain unaffected by continuing violence in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza.
Oil Prices Rise Above $104; Natural Gas Sinks
Monday, July 21, 2014 The price of oil rises more than a $1 for the third time in the last four trading days, and closes above $104 for the first time since July 3.
Oil Price Remains High On Global Turmoil
Friday, July 18, 2014 The price of oil retreats slightly but remains elevated because of political turmoil around the world.
Oil Rises Past $103 On Geopolitical Turmoil
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The price of oil rises 2% on lower US inventories and concerns that geopolitical tensions could disrupt global supplies.
Oil Price Rises On Inventory Draw, China Growth
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Oil prices rise on a large drain in US oil inventories and a slight improvement in economic growth in China.
Oil Falls Below $100 For First Time Since May
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 The price of oil falls below $100 a barrel for the first time since May even with the deteriorating security situation in Libya.
Oil Inches Up As Signs Of Healthy Supply Tempered By Libya
Monday, July 14, 2014 Oil prices end slightly higher as traders weigh renewed violence in Libya against broader signs of a global market well-supplied with crude.
Oil Price Falls 2%, Biggest Drop Since April
Friday, July 11, 2014 The price of oil plunges 2%, the largest one-day drop since April, as Libyan oil appears poised to return to the market while global demand looks to be muted.
Oil Prices Up, Ending Longest Losing Streak In Years
Thursday, July 10, 2014 Oil prices rise, ending their longest losing streak in years as traders bet a weeks-long decline had run too far.
Oil On 2-Week Slide Even With Mideast Turmoil
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 The price of oil falls for the ninth straight day as global supplies continue to flow despite unrest in the world's most important oil-producing region.
Oil Slips Closer To $103 As Supply Fears Recede
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 The price of oil slips closer to $103 a barrel as concerns about supply disruptions continue to fade.
Oil Slips Below $104 as Libya Set to Boost Exports
Monday, July 07, 2014 The price of oil slips below $104 a barrel on expectations that Libya will soon boost its exports of crude.
Crude Oil Futures Slip As Iraq Risks Recede
Thursday, July 03, 2014 The price of oil slips as the risk of supply disruptions in Iraq fades and key export terminals in Libya are expected to reopen.
Oil Declines, Despite Bullish Oil Inventory Data
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 The price of oil slipped despite a report from the US Department of Energy that showed stockpiles of crude fell more than expected last week.