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Nymex Crude Settles at Nine-Month High Ahead of Fed Move
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Crude-oil futures settles at a nine-month high, rallying in anticipation that the Federal Open Market Committee will keep stimulus efforts unchanged.
Crude-Oil Ends Near Flat as Traders Eye Mideast Risks
Monday, June 17, 2013 US crude-oil futures settle slightly lower, holding close to 4-month highs, as traders gauge whether the involvement of world powers in the Syrian conflict will disrupt oil supplies.
Oil Jumps to Four-Month High as Concerns Over Syria Escalate
Friday, June 14, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle at a four-month high, lifted by fears that US intervention in Syria will stoke further conflict in the oil-rich Middle East.
Nymex Crude Rallies to 3-Week High as Equities Climb
Thursday, June 13, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle at a three-week high in a late-session rally, amid a rally in the equity market and encouraging data on the US economy.
Crude Rises as Inventory Data Calms Fears of Increasing Supplies
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Crude-oil futures edge higher after a weekly government report on US oil inventories calmed trader concerns about rising supplies.
Nymex Crude Edges Lower on Equities' Drop, OPEC Outlook
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Nymex crude edges lower as concerns grow over central banks cutting back stimulus measures and a lower OPEC forecast for global oil demand.
Nymex Crude Settles 26 Cents Lower at $95.77
Monday, June 10, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle slightly lower as traders react to weekend data showing sluggish economic growth in China.
Nymex Crude Settles $1.27 Higher at $96.03/bbl
Friday, June 07, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle higher as investors read into the better-than-expected May U.S. nonfarm payroll data as evidence of buoyant economic conditions.
Nymex Crude-Oil Ends Higher as Dollar Falls
Thursday, June 06, 2013 Crude-oil futures settle higher as the dollar tumbled and concerns grew about the strength of the US recovery ahead of Friday's jobs data.
Crude Futures Settle Higher as US Oil Stockpiles Drop
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Oil futures rose after a government report showed US oil stockpiles pulled back from an 82-year high last week, as imports fell and refineries ramped up operations.
U.S. Oil Futures End Lower as Traders Await Inventory Data
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 U.S. crude futures settled slightly lower Tuesday, consolidating after gains in the previous session as traders await weekly government data on domestic oil stockpiles.
Crude Gains as Weak Data Sparks Hopes of Continued Stimulus
Monday, June 03, 2013 U.S. crude futures rise as a weak reading on U.S. manufacturing prompt some traders to bet that the Federal Reserve won't end its stimulus program anytime soon.
Nymex Crude Ends at One-Month Low as OPEC Keeps Output Steady
Friday, May 31, 2013 Oil futures settle at a one-month low after OPEC agreed to keep output steady and stock markets fell.
Oil Futures Settle Higher As Gasoline Demand Picks Up
Thursday, May 30, 2013 Crude futures settle higher in a volatile session, lifted by an uptick in gasoline demand and a drop in US inventories of the fuel ahead of the summer driving season.
Crude-Oil Futures Drop 2%, Settle at Four-Week Low on Demand Worries
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices fall 2% to a four-week low near $93 a barrel amid a slide in US equities and concerns about slowing oil-demand growth.
Crude Oil Futures Settle Higher on Tighter North Sea, Nigeria Supply
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices climb on concerns over tightening near-term supplies from Nigeria and the North Sea.
Crude-Oil Futures Settle Down 10 Cents at $94.15/Barrel, a 3-Week Low
Friday, May 24, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices fell for the fourth day Friday amid concerns over future growth in oil demand by the world's two biggest oil consumers.
Crude-Oil Futures Settle 3 Cents Lower at $94.25/Barrel
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Crude-oil futures prices slash early losses and rebound with equities prices to settle just three cents lower at $94.25 a barrel.
Oil Drops as Gasoline Stocks Rise, Fed Weighs Winding Down of Stimulus
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Crude futures drop 2% on a government report showing rising fuel supplies and signs that the Federal Reserve may be closer to winding down stimulus efforts.
Nymex Crude Falls After Four-Session Rally
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 US crude futures fall, snapping a four-session rally as investors pause ahead of weekly oil-inventory data and testimony from Ben Bernanke.
Crude-Oil Futures Climb to Seven-Week High
Monday, May 20, 2013 Oil futures climb to a seven-week high amid optimism over the US economic recovery and the prospect of rising crude demand this summer.
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.