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6:37 a.m. Jan. 15, 2018 - By Christopher Alessi
Oil prices start the week slightly lower, pressured by a rising U.S. rig count, as the greenback sinks to a 3-year low and as managed money net long positions last week hit a record high.
3:31 p.m. Jan. 12, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil ended Friday at a more than three-year high, up nearly 5% for the week, following a spate of declines in U.S. crude inventories.
3:11 p.m. Jan. 11, 2018 - By Sarah McFarlane
Oil prices mark a fresh three-year high on Thursday, buoyed by a pullback in U.S. production and eight weeks of declines in domestic crude stockpiles, as traders await the Trump administration’s decision on whether to extend temporary waivers on sanctions against Iran.
3:39 p.m. Jan. 10, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices notch another three-year high, with U.S. benchmark crude settling above $63 a barrel after U.S. government data revealed an eighth-straight weekly decline in U.S. crude stockpiles.
3:16 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil rallies as expectations for further declines in U.S. crude inventories help send prices to another three-year high.
4:04 p.m. Jan. 8, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish higher on Monday, adding to last week’s rally as traders welcomed data showing the number of U.S. drilling rigs declined last week.
3:26 p.m. Jan. 5, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures fall Friday, losing a grip on the highest levels in three years, but prices still scored a third weekly gain in a row.
3:29 p.m. Jan. 4, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures climb on Thursday as a hefty weekly drop in U.S. crude supplies and ongoing protests in Iran lift prices to levels not seen in three years.
3:09 p.m. Jan. 3, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices rally Wednesday to their highest finish in about three years on the back of ongoing antigovernment protests in Iran.
3:28 p.m. Jan. 2, 2018 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil slip Tuesday as concerns over supply disruptions eased in the North Sea and Libya, but prices stick close to the more than two-year high they settled at last week as rising tensions in major oil exporter Iran underpin the market.
4:52 p.m. Dec. 29, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
Crude-oil futures end Friday trade on a decidedly upbeat note, settling above $60 for the first time in more than two years to close out 2017 trade.
4:16 p.m. Dec. 28, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
Crude-oil prices on Thursday finish with modest gain in an up-and-down session, as market participants grow optimistic about inventory reports that point to a steady decline in U.S. crude stocks.
4:14 p.m. Dec. 27, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
Oil prices settled lower Wednesday, easing back from more-than-two-year highs after a pipeline explosion in Libya helped to deliver a jolt to crude futures.
3:58 p.m. Dec. 26, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
Oil prices finish around a 2½-year high on Tuesday, with futures supported by pipeline outages in the North Sea and Libya.
3:32 p.m. Dec. 22, 2017 - By Christopher Alessi
Oil prices rebound from modest losses as the number of U.S. oil rigs remained unchanged this week.
4:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2017 - By William Watts
Oil ends modestly higher in a choppy session as market participants weigh solid demand versus the specter of rising U.S. production.
3:10 p.m. Dec. 20, 2017 - By William Watts
Oil futures end higher Wednesday after data showed a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude inventories.
3:28 p.m. Dec. 19, 2017 - By Lucy Craymer
Oil prices rose modestly on Tuesday as the market remained broadly rangebound ahead of U.S. inventory data and the expiration of the January West Texas Intermediate contract.
4:35 p.m. Dec. 18, 2017 - By Sara Sjolin
Oil futures saw a mixed finish Monday, with the U.S. benchmark slipping in quiet trade to close in negative territory.
3:16 p.m. Dec. 15, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle on a mixed note Friday, notching a third-consecutive weekly loss on nagging concerns over rising U.S. crude production. But U.S. benchmark crude climbs for the session, buoyed by a fall in the weekly U.S. oil-rig count.
10:00 a.m. Dec. 15, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle higher Thursday to recoup most of what they lost a day earlier, as recent data on crude supplies and production fueled volatile trading in the energy market.
3:09 p.m. Dec. 13, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle at their lowest in a week on Wednesday as traders weigh the latest OPEC crude production data as well as figures on U.S. output and petroleum supplies.
3:24 p.m. Dec. 12, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Brent oil prices retreat Tuesday after rallying to a 2½ year high following news that a major North Sea pipeline would be shut down for weeks after a hairline fracture discovered last week grew.
3:26 p.m. Dec. 11, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Prices for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark, rally to their highest settlement since mid-2015 following reports that a major North Sea pipeline will be shut down for weeks to repair a leak. U.S. oil prices also get a boost as upbeat economic data feed expectations for higher crude demand.
3:45 p.m. Dec. 8, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settle higher Friday, with tensions in the Middle East, the threat of an oil-worker strike in Nigeria and data showing strong Chinese crude imports helping prices pare their loss for the week.
3:15 p.m. Dec. 7, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Natural-gas prices extend earlier declines, on track to log the lowest finish in about six weeks as U.S. government data reveal a surprise climb in weekly supplies of the fuel. Oil prices, meanwhile, head higher a day after dropping to a three-week low.
3:21 p.m. Dec. 6, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices finish lower on Wednesday, as a bigger-than-expected weekly jump in U.S. gasoline stockpiles sent futures prices for gasoline to their lowest settlement in almost seven weeks.
7:59 a.m. Dec. 6, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices notch a slight gain Tuesday, holding to tight trading range, as OPEC’s agreement to extend production cuts through next year was supportive, but raised expectations for growth in U.S. shale output.
3:31 p.m. Dec. 4, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle lower for the first time in three sessions Monday, as data showing U.S. drillers added more oil rigs last week fed concerns over growing domestic crude production, despite OPEC’s decision to extend its output cuts.
3:23 p.m. Dec. 1, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
A day after OPEC agreed to extend a production-cut deal through 2018, prices for the U.S. benchmark climb, but the gains aren’t enough to erase a loss for the week.
3:38 p.m. Nov. 30, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle modestly higher Thursday after OPEC and other major oil producers agreed to extend their production-cut pact to the end of 2018.
3:12 p.m. Nov. 29, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices settle lower Wednesday for a third-consecutive session as growing uncertainty over outcome of OPEC’s upcoming meeting outweighed support from official U.S. data revealing a decline in domestic crude stockpiles for a second week in a row.
3:01 p.m. Nov. 28, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices fall for a second day Tuesday as the meeting of OPEC and nonmember producers moves closer and traders question the outcome.
3:16 p.m. Nov. 27, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices settle lower for the first time in four sessions Monday, as investors focus on the OPEC meeting later this week. Prices still finish above the session’s worst levels, however, amid news reports of a potential oil-worker strike in Brazil.
3:03 p.m. Nov. 24, 2017 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
U.S. oil prices finish at a 2½-year high in an abbreviated session on Friday, as investors focus on a disruption to a major crude-oil hub in Oklahoma and look ahead to a key OPEC meeting next week.
7:22 a.m. Nov. 23, 2017 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Crude prices move modestly lower on Thursday, but U.S. prices remain near highs not seen since June 2015 after a report shows a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles.
12:38 p.m. Nov. 22, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices climb Wednesday as a weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies backs expectations that OPEC will decide to extend its output-cut deal when it meets with other major producers next week.
2:56 p.m. Nov. 21, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil settle higher Tuesday, as traders await an update on U.S. crude supplies that comes ahead of a key meeting of major producers next week.
3:27 p.m. Nov. 20, 2017 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil declines as investors look ahead to next week’s meeting of global crude producers where an extension of output cuts is set to be discussed.
3:56 p.m. Nov. 17, 2017 - 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.
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