All posts tagged "oil prices"
Oil Drops a Fourth Day on China Manufacturing, Rising Stockpiles
Oil dropped for a fourth day in New York after a Chinese-manufacturing gauge contracted and U.S. data showed stockpiles climbed the most since March, signaling an easing of fuel demand in the world’s biggest crude users. Futures fell as...
- Posted September 20, 2012
Oil Rises to Four-Month High on Stimulus, Middle East
Oil rose to the highest level in four months on speculation that economic stimulus in the U.S. will boost fuel demand. Concern that unrest in the Middle East and North Africa will disrupt supplies also buoyed prices. Futures advanced...
- Posted September 14, 2012
Oil Falls A Second Day On European Crisis, U.S. Jobless Claims
Oil fell for a second day amid concern European leaders aren’t making progress on resolving the region’s debt crisis and as reports signaled a weakening economy in the U.S., the world’s biggest crude user. Futures slid as...
- Posted August 24, 2012
Oil Advances Before European Crisis Meetings, Stockpile Report
Oil traded near the highest close in three months in New York before a meeting of European leaders on the region’s debt crisis, even as a report is forecast to show stockpiles rose in the U.S., the world’s biggest...
- Posted August 21, 2012
Oil Gains As Supplies Decline More Than Expected
Oil traded near the highest close since May after U.S. stockpiles dropped to the lowest in four months and China signaled it may take more steps to boost growth in the world’s second-biggest economy. Futures were little changed...
- Posted August 16, 2012
Oil Snaps Two Days Of Losses Amid Speculation on U.S. Supply
Oil climbed, snapping two days of losses in New York on speculation that inventories declined for a third week in the U.S., the world’s biggest crude consumer. Futures rose as much as 0.5 percent before a government report tomorrow...
- Posted August 14, 2012
Oil Advances On U.S. Economic Outlook
Oil rose in New York, adding to a second weekly gain, before a report that may show signs of economic improvement in the U.S., the world’s biggest crude consumer. Futures climbed as much as 0.9 percent, extending...
- Posted August 13, 2012
Oil At Two-Month High As Equities Gain, Dollar Declines
Oil rose to the highest level in more than two months after better-than-estimated corporate earnings bolstered optimism that economic growth will accelerate. Futures climbed as much as 2.4 percent as equities gained, led by commodity and industrial...
- Posted August 7, 2012
Oil Slides After Biggest Gain In Five Weeks
Oil slid from the highest close in two weeks in New York amid speculation that its biggest gain in more than a month was excessive. Futures slipped as much as 0.5 percent after surging 4.9 percent on Aug. 3,...
- Posted August 6, 2012
Oil Trades Near Two-Week Low On Manufacturing Slowdown
Oil traded near the lowest level in more than two weeks in New York as concern that central banks won’t act to stimulate a slowing global economy outweighed signs of shrinking supplies. Futures were little changed after...
- Posted August 1, 2012
Oil Rises For Fifth Day On Stimulus Outlook, Middle East Unrest
Oil climbed to the highest level in a week in New York on speculation that U.S. and European policy makers will act to boost growth and concern that unrest in the Middle East may spread and disrupt supplies. Futures...
- Posted July 30, 2012
Oil Gains Most In Five Months On Spain Bailout, China
Oil rose the most in more than five months in New York on speculation fuel demand will increase after Spain requested a European bailout to shore up its banks and China’s imports of crude climbed to a record. Futures advanced...
- Posted June 11, 2012