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Oil Falls Slightly; Natural Gas Soars On Weather
Monday, December 09, 2013 The price of oil falls slightly, the first decline in seven trading sessions.
Oil Rises On US Jobs Data, But Fed Timing Weighs
Friday, December 06, 2013 US oil ends with its largest weekly percentage gain since July amid hopes for increased demand following strong jobs data from the United States.
Oil Gains On Strong US Growth; Natural Gas Soars
Thursday, December 05, 2013 The price of oil edges higher as the US economy grew more than expected in the third quarter.
Oil Above $97 A Barrel As US Supplies Decline
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 The price of oil rises for a fourth straight day as the US government reports the first drop in crude oil supplies in 11 weeks.
Oil Jumps On News Of Pipeline Opening
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 The price of oil jumps more than 2% on the prospect of more oil flowing out of a key storage hub in the middle of the US.
Oil Rises On Manufacturing Numbers From US, China
Monday, December 02, 2013 The price of oil rises more than 1% on encouraging manufacturing data from US and China.
Brent Falls, Premium to U.S. Oil Narrows
Friday, November 29, 2013 Brent's premium over U.S. oil shrinks by $2.
Oil Ends Below $93 First Time Since End Of May
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Oil closes below $93 a barrel for the first time in nearly six months as the US government reports the 10th straight weekly increase in crude oil supplies.
Oil Ends Lower In Choppy Trading
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Brent crude oil futures edge lower in choppy trading, as investors await new data after concluding that a deal between Iran and world powers would bring no immediate increase in crude supplies.
Oil Prices Drop After Iran Nuclear Deal
Monday, November 25, 2013 The price of oil drops to near $94 a barrel as a deal between Iran and six world powers on the country's nuclear program raises the possibility that sanctions choking Iranian oil exports will be lifted.
Oil Slips, But Stays Higher For The Week
Friday, November 22, 2013 The price of oil slips to just under $95 but still finishes the week with a gain of $1 a barrel.
Oil Rises As US Jobs Market Signals Recovery
Thursday, November 21, 2013 The price of oil rises above $95 as the US job market shows more signs of recovering.
Oil Little Changed After Fed Minutes Released
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 The price of oil shows little change after the last Fed meeting indicated that policymakers intend to soon begin winding down the central banks' economic stimulus.
Oil Rises Ahead Of US Retail Sales, Supply Data
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 The price of oil rises slightly as traders wait for new clues on US economic strength and the amount of oil and gasoline in supply.
Oil Slips Near $93 Ahead Of New Iran Talks
Monday, November 18, 2013 The price of oil slips close to $93 a barrel, ahead of the resumption of negotiations in Geneva meant to curb Iran's nuclear program.
Oil Up Slightly As Libya, Fed Support; Iran Weighs
Friday, November 15, 2013 Oil increases slightly in choppy trade as markets weigh Libyan supply outages and supportive comments from the Fed chair nominee against reports that a deal with Iran may be near on its nuclear program.
Oil Rises As Yellen Voices Support For Fed Policy
Thursday, November 14, 2013 The price of oil erases early losses as Janet Yellen indicates plans to keep her predecessor's economic stimulus in place pending further improvement in the US economy.
Oil Near $94 As Traders Eye Supply Data
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Oil rises near $94 a barrel, a day after falling to a five-month low.
Oil Drops 2 percent On Supply Concerns
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 The price of oil sinks 2 percent, hitting a five-month low, as the market anticipates another increase in domestic supplies.
Oil Tops $95 As Iran Talks Stall; Pump Price Lower
Monday, November 11, 2013 The price of oil rose above $95 a barrel after negotiations in Geneva to curb Iran's nuclear program were stalled.
Oil Gains 40 Cents a Barrel
Friday, November 08, 2013 The price of gasoline is the lowest in nearly two years, an early holiday gift for US drivers.
Strong Dollar Drives Oil Lower
Thursday, November 07, 2013 The price of oil falls, as an unexpected rate cut by the European Central Bank strengthens the dollar and OPEC says global supplies of oil are abundant.
US Crude Climbs on Surprise Drop in US Gasoline Stocks
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 US crude futures increase by more than $1 a barrel, rebounding from four-month lows on unexpectedly large falls in US fuel supplies.
Oil Slides Below $94
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 The price of oil drops another 1 percent to below $94 per barrel, extending a month-long slide due to expectations of rising supplies.
Oil Barely Budges
Monday, November 04, 2013 The price of oil barely budges after falling sharply last week on ample supplies and muted demand.
Oil Extends Drop on Concerns of High Supplies
Friday, November 01, 2013 The price of oil falls to the lowest level in more than four months as concerns over high supplies continued to discourage investors.
Oil Ends Month with 6% Drop; Gas Down 12 Cents
Thursday, October 31, 2013 Oil falls for a third straight day, and finishes October with a second consecutive monthly decline.
US Oil Slides for 2nd Straight Day; Spread Widens
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 US oil futures extend move lower for a second consecutive day after government data shows large inventory builds, further widening the domestic oil's discount to international benchmark Brent.
Oil Falls on Expected Rise in US Crude Supplies
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 The price of oil falls as analysts forecast another rise in US crude oil supplies.
Oil Gains Ahead of Fed Meeting
Monday, October 28, 2013 The price of oil rises as investors prepared for key U.S. economic reports and a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Oil Posts Gain, but Still Finishes Week with Loss
Friday, October 25, 2013 The price of oil rise after a positive U.S. economic report, but finished with a loss for the week as supplies remain plentiful while demand is unspectacular.
Oil Above $97 a Barrel After 1st Gain this Week
Thursday, October 24, 2013 Oil rose for the first time this week, but gains were kept in check by plentiful supplies.
Oil Falls to Near $97 on Ample Supplies
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 The price of oil fell another 1 percent on higher U.S. supplies of crude and weak demand for fuel.
Oil Falls Below $98; Analysts See Supplies Rising
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Oil closed at the lowest level as recent data indicate that there is plenty of supply to meet current demand.
Oil Drops Below $100 for 1st Time Since July
Monday, October 21, 2013 Oil drops below $100 a barrel for the first time since early July as U.S. supplies keep rising and the risks of disruption to Middle East shipments subside.
Oil Rises Slightly, Boost from China Growth Fades
Friday, October 18, 2013 The price of oil posts a slight gain, a day after nearly falling below $100 for the first time in more than three months.
Oil Falls as Relief over US Debt Deal Fades
Thursday, October 17, 2013 The price of oil nearly fell below $100 a barrel for the first time in more than three months as relief faded over a US deal to avoid a default on its debts.
Oil Ends Higher on Optimistic US Budget Deal Outlook
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Crude oil futures rose as it appeared Congress was close to an 11th-hour deal to raise the government's debt ceiling and prevent a default.
Oil Falls Toward $101 as US Debt Deal Awaited
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Oil falls toward $101 a barrel as negotiations on Iran's nuclear program get under way in Geneva, and US lawmakers try to hammer out an agreement to raise the government's borrowing limit.
Oil Rises on Hopes for Debt Deal
Monday, October 14, 2013 The price of oil rises slightly amid alternating hope and uncertainty about the looming deadline for US lawmakers to reach an agreement over the government's borrowing limit and shutdown.