Commodity Prices

The following graphs present commodity future prices over the periods of the last week, last three months and last year. All changes are measured in US Dollars and reflect daily closing prices for the forward month futures.

Light Crude Oil

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Commodity News

Oil Hits Two-Month High
Friday, January 18, 2019 Oil prices climbed to a two-month high as China was said to offer a trillion-dollar buying spree to defuse trade tensions with the world’s biggest economy.

Oil is Going to be Very Much Demand Driven
Friday, January 18, 2019 Oil is going to be very much demand driven, according to Arqaam Capital.

Oil Retreats Near $52
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Oil retreated near $52 a barrel as investors assessed surging U.S. production against output curbs pledged by some of the world's top suppliers.

Crude Oil Settles Lower
Thursday, January 17, 2019 The American Petroleum Institute also reported a sharp year-on-year increase in well completions.

Oil Holds Gain Near $52
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Oil held gains near $52 a barrel on optimism the OPEC+ coalition's production curbs will clear a supply glut.

Canadian Oil Grades Weaken
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Prices for Canadian oil fell relative to U.S. futures as Alberta Premier Rachel Notley expressed hope her government would be able to back off mandatory production curtailments in April.

Oil Futures Edge Upward
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Despite cold temps in much of the US, natural gas is down again.

Oil Halts Drop Near $51
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Oil halted its retreat near $51 a barrel on forecasts for a drop in U.S. inventories and as a rebound in equities signaled investor interest in risk assets was improving.

Crude Oil Bounces Back
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Tuesday's trading bolstered the case for the 2019 crude oil comeback story.

Oil Retreats as Risk Appetite Shrinks
Monday, January 14, 2019 Oil extended its retreat as investor appetite for risk assets shrank.