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Oil Down As Iran Races For Tuesday Deadline On Nuclear Deal
Monday, March 30, 2015 Oil settles down for a second straight session as Iran and six world powers try to negotiate a deal on Tehran's nuclear program that could end Western sanctions.

Oil Dives 5% As Worries About Iran Talks Trump Yemen
Friday, March 27, 2015 Oil tumbles 5%, erasing the previous session's gains, as Yemen's conflict looks less likely to disrupt Middle East crude shipments.

Oil Up 5% After Saudi Strikes In Yemen; Dollar Limits Gains
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Oil jumps about 5%, rallying a second straight day, after air strikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies spark fears of a bigger Middle East battle.

Oil Up 3% On Weak Dollar, Speculative Buying, Yemen
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Oil settles up about 3% as a weak dollar, fighting in Yemen and speculative buying boost crude prices.

Brent Slides, US Crude Holds Flat On Resilient Dollar
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Brent crude oil falls as the dollar regains its footing against the euro and fears of global oversupply persist.

Oil Rises More Than 1%, Boosted By Weaker Dollar
Monday, March 23, 2015 US crude futures settle more than 1% higher, boosted by a falling dollar that outweighed pressure on prices from a global supply glut.

Oil Jumps On Weaker Dollar; US Crude Up 4%
Friday, March 20, 2015 Oil prices jump with US crude up 4% after the dollar falls on interest-rate uncertainty.

Oil Falls As dollar Up, Kuwait Sees OPEC Output Steady
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Oil prices tumble as a rebounding dollar and Kuwait's stance that OPEC has no choice but to keep producing in an oversupplied market undercut the previous day's rally.

Oil Up 5% As Dollar Falls On Worry Of Slow US Rate Hike
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Oil prices jump as much as 5% as the dollar falls after the Federal Reserve indicated it preferred a more gradual path to normalizing US interest rates.

Brent Up, U.S. Crude Down In Volatile Trade; Stockpiles Eyed
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Brent oil closes up for first time in four days, supported by a weaker dollar and short-covering after its recent losing streak, while US crude falls again on bets that inventories hit record highs for 10th straight week.

Oil Down 2%, U.S. Crude Hits 6-Yr Low on Growing Stocks, Iran Talks
Monday, March 16, 2015 Oil prices fall 2 percent, with U.S. crude hitting six-year lows, on signs of higher output in the United States and Libya and a possible nuclear deal that could end sanctions for Iran, allowing more of its oil into the market.

Oil Drops 9% On Week On Stronger Dollar, Glut Warning
Friday, March 13, 2015 Global oil prices tumble and fell 9% on the week, hit by a renewed rally in the dollar and a warning by the IEA that the oil glut is growing.

Oil Down As Supply Offsets Dollar, Brent US Spread Near Week High
Thursday, March 12, 2015 Global oil prices fall on estimates showing another big supply build at the delivery point for the US crude contract, with trade volatile ahead of the expiry of the front-month in benchmark Brent oil.

Brent Up, US Crude Down Widening Spread After Stockpile Build
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Benchmark Brent oil jumps 2%, rebounding from a 1-month low and widening its gap to US crude, which closed slightly down after a new record high for oil inventories in the US.

Dollar Rally Sinks Oil; Brent Down More Than US Crude
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 A rallying dollar sends oil prices sharply lower, with Brent falling more than US crude.

Brent Falls While US Crude Gains On Easing Stockbuild
Monday, March 09, 2015 Brent prices fall 2% pressured by European Central Bank bond-buying, while US crude rises about 1% on a smaller-than-expected build in inventories at the key Cushing oil hub.

Oil In Biggest Weekly Drop Since January On Dollar, Rate-Hike Fear
Friday, March 06, 2015 Crude oil prices close down, with benchmark Brent losing its most in a week since January.

Oil Falls In Volatile Trade On Supply Worries, Dollar And Iran
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Oil closes lower in volatile trade, as a soaring dollar and the US pursuit of an Iranian nuclear deal offsets earlier gains from supply concerns in Libya and Iraq.

US Oil Rises, Brent Pares Losses On Iran News
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 US oil rises and benchmark Brent pares losses as OPEC member Iran stresses that it opposed a timeline for a freeze on nuclear activities.

Oil Up As Netanyahu Blasts Iran In Speech; Libyan Forces Fight
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Oil rebounds as Israeli PM Netanyahu warns the Obama administration against accepting a weak nuclear deal with Iran, and rival Libyan forces target oil terminals in the African nation.

Oil Tumbles on Iran, Libya; Worry about High Supply Returns
Monday, March 02, 2015 Brent futures fall 5 percent, its most in a month, as speculation of a nuclear deal that could lift Iran's sanctions and boost its oil exports brought worries about high supplies back to the market.

Oil Up Sharply, Posts First Monthly Gain Since June
Friday, February 27, 2015 Crude oil rises sharply as Brent and US futures post their first monthly gains since June.

Oil Retreats As Rising US Inventories Continue To Weigh
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Crude oil futures fall sharply as rising inventories in the US pressure both Brent and US contracts and counter expectations for recovering demand.

Brent Crude Up 5% As Saudi Sees Improved Demand For Oil
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Brent Crude Up 5% As Saudi Sees Improved Demand For Oil

Oil Turns Lower On Expectations Of Crude Oil Inventory Rise
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Crude oil futures fall as expectations that this week's reports will show US crude inventories rise again countered supportive news of Libyan oilfields being shut.

Oil Falls 2% On Glut Worries; Heating Oil Up On Tight Supply
Monday, February 23, 2015 Crude oil futures fall more than 2% as investors worry about oversupply and a strong dollar.

Oil Ends Mixed After Mild Rig Count Drop, Heating Oil Spikes
Friday, February 20, 2015 Crude prices end mixed as the number of US rigs drilling for oil falls far less than expected this week.

Oil Down But Sharply Off Early Loss; Stock Build Less Than Feared
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Oil prices fall for a second day after the US government reports another record high in crude inventories.

Brent Tumbles Below $60, Supply Glut Raises Doubts On Rally
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 The comeback rally in oil pauses, with Brent crude falling below $60, as traders take stock of the market's blistering 35% gain over the past month.

Oil Up From Early Sell-Off As Brent Sets 2015 High
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Oil closes up after a weak start, with Brent crude rising to a 2015 high of $63 a barrel.

Oil Tops $60 For First Time In 2015; Oversupply Persists
Friday, February 13, 2015 Oil closes up for a second straight week on reports of another drop in the US rig count, and Brent crude hits a 2015 high above $60 a barrel.

Oil Jumps On Weak Dollar, Industry Cuts In Jobs, Spending
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Oil prices rally sharply after two days of losses as news of deeper industry spending cuts and a sinking US dollar revives buying.

Oil Down After Record US Crude Stocks; Brent Below $55
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Oil prices fall as much as 3% after US stockpiles hit record highs, and analysts and traders say the market could shed more of a two-week rebound.

Oil Falls Sharply as IEA Expects Inventories to Rise
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Crude oil prices fall for the first time in four sessions after the International Energy Agency warned that ample supplies will raise global inventories before investment cuts begin to significantly dent production.

Oil Rallies for Third Day After OPEC Sees Greater Crude Demand
Monday, February 09, 2015 Oil jumps for a third straight session as OPEC forecast greater demand for crude this year than previously thought and projected less supply from countries outside the producer group.

Oil Climbs, Brent Posts Best Two Weeks Since 1998
Friday, February 06, 2015 Oil rallies again, with benchmark Brent crude having its largest 2-week gain in 17 years.

Oil Up Over 4% On Libya Raid, China Easing; Volatility Seen
Thursday, February 05, 2015 Crude prices close up more than 4% as rising violence in producer Libya and an expected boost in oil demand from China's central bank easing helps the market rebound.

Oil Crashes After 4-Day Rally; US Inventory Renews Glut Worry
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Oil prices crashes, with US crude losing 9% in one of its biggest daily routs ever, as record high oil inventories in the United States cut short a four-day rally.

Oil Jumps As Dollar Dives, Crude Up 19% In 4 Days
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 Oil prices jump as a tumbling dollar send most commodities rallying, bringing crude's four-day rise to about 19%.

Oil Up 11% After 2-Day Rally; Trade Volatile On Stock Builds
Monday, February 02, 2015 Oil prices rise strongly again, tacking on a total of 11% over two straight sessions.

Oil Surges 8% As US Rig Count Plunges, Shorts Cover
Friday, January 30, 2015 Oil prices rocketed more than 8%, their biggest one-day gain in two and a half years.