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 Slips As US Gasoline Stock Build Overshadows Crude Draw
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Oil prices slipped for a second straight day.

Crude Slips as Worries Soften Over North Sea Oil Pipeline Crack
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Fears subsided that a hairline crack in one of the world's most important oil pipelines would cause a major supply disruption.

Britain's Biggest Oil Pipeline Shut 'For Weeks' For Repairs
Monday, December 11, 2017 Britain's largest oil pipeline could shut down for weeks for unscheduled repair work.

Brent Reaches Highest Since 2015 After Forties Pipeline Shutdown
Monday, December 11, 2017 Brent crude jumps to its highest since June 2015 as a key North Sea pipeline shut down.

Oil Rises Nearly 2% On China Demand, But Weekly Losses Loom
Friday, December 08, 2017 Oil prices rose almost 2%, helped by rising Chinese crude demand and threats of a strike in Africa's largest oil exporter.

Crude Oil Inches Back Up Amid Dearth of Negative Data Points
Thursday, December 07, 2017 The bad news bears took a deep breath on a day when there was no price-rattling data to agonize over and oil inched up as a result.

JPMorgan Calls $60/Bbl Magic Number for New Shale Surge
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 For America's shale drillers, the tipping point to boost production looks to be $60 a barrel.

Crude Drops in Face of Gasoline Hoard Traders 'Can't Hide From'
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Oil had its worse day in two months.

Oil Climbs as OPEC Tightening Dovetails With US Supply Drop
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Crude rose as lower OPEC production and signs of shrinking US oil inventories bolstered expectations for an end to the global surplus.

Oil Eases 1 pct on Profit-Taking as U.S. Output Eyed
Monday, December 04, 2017 Oil falls more than 1 percent on profit-taking as the market eyed signs of rising U.S. production, though prices remained close to recent two-year highs thanks to last week's decision by OPEC and other producers to extend output cuts.