Bulletin
Investor Alert

Topics

Futures Movers

3:56 p.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices jump Friday, rebounding from a two-week low, but the move is not enough to save prices from their first weekly decline in six weeks.
3:45 p.m. Nov. 16, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settle at their lowest levels in two weeks Thursday, as prices extend their recent declines on the back of a surprise climb in U.S. crude supplies, an increase in domestic production to a record weekly level, and a lower global demand forecast.
3:12 p.m. Nov. 15, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures on Wednesday log their lowest finish in nearly two weeks after the EIA reported a surprise climb in domestic crude inventories for a second week in a row.
3:36 p.m. Nov. 14, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices drop Tuesday to finish at their lowest level in more than a week after the International Energy Agency cut its forecast for global crude demand.
4:45 p.m. Nov. 13, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish on a mixed note Monday, with Brent crude edging down and U.S. benchmark crude settling barely higher for the session as OPEC reported a fall in October member output but a U.S. government report showed expectations for a rise in domestic shale-oil production.
3:40 p.m. Nov. 10, 2017 - By Sarah McFarlane
Oil futures end a strong week on a down note Friday, maintaining losses after data show U.S. drillers added rigs.
3:31 p.m. Nov. 9, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb back toward their highest levels in more than two years on Thursday after suffering two-session retreat, as a report that Saudi Arabia has urged its nationals to leave Lebanon immediately implied worsening tensions in the Middle East, which increases the risk to global crude supplies.
2:54 p.m. Nov. 8, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices end lower in volatile trading Wednesday as a weekly U.S. government report revealed a surprise rise in crude stockpiles but larger-than-expected declines in supplies of gasoline and distillates.
3:41 p.m. Nov. 7, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish lower Tuesday, retreating from the more than two-year highs reached a day earlier on the back of a purge of high-level figures in Saudi Arabia, a key crude producer.
4:14 p.m. Nov. 6, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
U.S. oil futures surged Monday, marking their best single-session rally — on a dollar basis — in nearly a year, as the crude market was rattled by political disruptions over the weekend in Saudi Arabia that saw officials and members of the royal family detained.
2:13 p.m. Nov. 3, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil rallies Friday, with U.S. and global benchmark prices tallying their highest settlements in more than two years as a drop in the U.S. oil-rig count hinted at an output slowdown.
2:18 p.m. Nov. 2, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. benchmark oil eke out a modest gain Thursday, with concerns surrounding a potential rise in domestic production leaving prices vulnerable to losses, but recent data showing an across-the-board decline in crude and product stockpiles help prices rise their highest finish since 2015.
2:11 p.m. Nov. 1, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Prices for the U.S. oil benchmark settle with a modest loss Wednesday, as a brief foray to the highest intraday levels in more than two years fizzled, on concerns that U.S. crude producers will find incentive to ramp up output.
2:44 p.m. Oct. 31, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb Tuesday, with Brent crude logging a fourth month gain in a row to settle at a level it hasn’t seen in more than two years.
2:31 p.m. Oct. 30, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb Monday, with the global crude benchmark extending its push above $60 a barrel to levels not seen in more than two years and the U.S. benchmark crude ending at an eight-month high.
2:56 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil rallies on Friday, sending Brent crude prices above $60 level for the first time in more than two years and lifting WTI to its highest finish in nearly eight months.
2:45 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil futures climb to the highest level since mid April on Thursday, with global benchmark Brent crude settling at its highest since July 2015.
2:27 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Prices for the U.S. oil benchmark settle lower Wednesday as domestic crude supplies mark their first rise in five weeks, but data also reveal hefty declines in both gasoline and distillate stockpiles.
2:17 p.m. Oct. 24, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil climbs Tuesday, as Saudi Arabia reiterates a pledge to push toward a balance between crude supply and demand and ongoing geopolitical risks threatens global inventories, lifting U.S. prices to their highest finish since mid-April.
2:48 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017 - By William Watts
Oil puts in a mixed performance, with traders digesting upbeat signals from OPEC as well as supply disruptions in Iraq and a drop in U.S. drilling activity.
2:20 p.m. Oct. 20, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil makes modest gains Friday, with U.S. prices settling nearly flat for the week.
2:25 p.m. Oct. 19, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures end lower Thursday, pulling back after four-consecutive sessions of gains lift prices to their highest levels in weeks.
2:01 p.m. Oct. 18, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures end with a minor gain Wednesday, just barely notching a three-week high as traders weigh support from a fourth-straight weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies and escalating tensions in the Middle East against pressure from unexpected increases in petroleum-product supplies.
2:12 p.m. Oct. 17, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil end little changed Tuesday, but fighting in Iraq and tensions between the U.S. and Iran keep prices at a nearly three-week high.
2:21 p.m. Oct. 16, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle at a nearly three-week high on Monday, driven higher by increased tensions in the Middle East.
3:04 p.m. Oct. 13, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle at a two-week high Friday, buoyed by a mix of factors, including bullish Chinese data and geopolitical risks from oil-rich regions in the Middle East.
2:25 p.m. Oct. 12, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil falls after the International Energy Agency reports a monthly rise in global crude supplies, but prices finish off the session’s lows as a U.S. government report shows that domestic crude stockpiles fell for a third week in a row.
2:13 p.m. Oct. 11, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices log a third straight session gain Wednesday, as OPEC raises its forecast for crude demand but says output by member countries rose in September despite a deal to limit production.
2:44 p.m. Oct. 10, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Crude-oil futures end higher on Tuesday, as a pledge from Saudi Arabia to reduce monthly crude exports, talk of progress toward a balanced market from OPEC and a hurricane-induced slowdown in crude production send U.S. prices to their highest finish in over a week.
2:56 p.m. Oct. 9, 2017 - By William Watts
Oil prices were mixed Monday ahead of the release of two highly anticipated reports on global crude supply and demand.
2:18 p.m. Oct. 6, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil drops Friday, contributing to a weekly decline of more than 4% for U.S. prices, as traders track Tropical Storm Nate’s path into the Gulf of Mexico and its potential impact on the region’s energy infrastructure.
2:40 p.m. Oct. 5, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish higher Thursday, buoyed by talk of an extension for a deal to cut output, a bigger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude supplies and concerns surrounding production as a potential hurricane approaches the Gulf of Mexico.
2:27 p.m. Oct. 4, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Crude-oil prices end lower in volatile trading Wednesday, giving up earlier gains to send the market lower for a third session in a row.
2:14 p.m. Oct. 3, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil falls Tuesday, settling at the lowest level in about two weeks, as traders weigh prospects for global supplies.
2:22 p.m. Oct. 2, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices fall to the lowest settlement in more than a week as data show a September decline in OPEC’s compliance with a production-cut agreement and as a weekly rise in the number of active U.S. oil rigs for the first time in a month.
2:25 p.m. Sept. 29, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb Friday, marking their first quarterly gain of the year, as investors considered the potential fallout from the independence referendum in the oil-rich Kurdish region of Iraq.
2:06 p.m. Sept. 28, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil finish lower Thursday, pulling back after a climb in previous session, but prices keep a tight grip on their gain for the month as traders ready for the last trading session of the quarter.
2:12 p.m. Sept. 27, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices end higher Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed that crude inventories fell unexpectedly, but a rise in gasoline stockpiles for the first time in four weeks kept price gains in check.
2:17 p.m. Sept. 26, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish lower Tuesday as analysts forecast a fourth weekly climb in a row for U.S. crude supplies.
2:34 p.m. Sept. 25, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Crude-oil prices settle higher Monday, lifting Brent crude to its highest finish in more than two years, as data show oil producers’ strong commitment to their output-cut agreement and as talk of an extension to the deal grows.
Browse topics:
Link to MarketWatch's Slice.