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  • Bullish Forecasts Support Crude Prices

    Published 12 August 2022 | viewed 10,235 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday, but are still in a position to finish higher for the week. Today’s…

  • Selling Pressure Increases In Oil Markets

    Published 08 April 2022 | viewed 1,519 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading flat on Friday as it heads to a second straight weekly loss. The week started out promising…

  • New Lockdowns In Asia Spark Oil Demand Concerns

    Published 23 April 2021 | viewed 3,729 times

    The week got off to a promising start with prices hitting their highest level since March 18 after Libya declared force majeure on exports from…

  • Oil Prices Rally Towards $60

    Published 05 February 2021 | viewed 5,104 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures rose to their highest levels in nearly a year on Friday with Brent traders zeroing in on the…

  • Coronavirus: Is The Worst Still To Come For Oil?

    Published 31 January 2020 | viewed 16,573 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday, however, momentum is clearly to the downside as traders continue…

  • Oil Set To Move Higher As Markets Await Iranian Retaliation

    Published 03 January 2020 | viewed 22,840 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures hit their highest levels since April on Friday after the killing of a top Iranian…

  • What’s Behind The Bounce In Oil Prices?

    Published 22 November 2019 | viewed 30,371 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading at their highest level since September 17 on Friday. The market is also in a position…

  • Short Covering Halts Oil Price Rout

    Published 04 October 2019 | viewed 14,801 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to close lower for the week, but a rally on Friday…

  • Long Speculator Exodus Sinks Crude Oil

    Published 19 July 2019 | viewed 13,615 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are inching higher on Friday, but a steep sell-off earlier in the week has solidified a weekly lower…

  • Oil Is Gaining Momentum As Bullish Forces Increase

    Published 12 July 2019 | viewed 14,222 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate oil futures are trading higher early Friday and in a position to post a gain for the week despite the release…

  • Downward Momentum Is Building For Oil

    Published 31 May 2019 | viewed 19,561 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday amid an escalation of geopolitical events that have raised concerns…

  • Can The Bull Run In Oil Markets Continue?

    Published 17 May 2019 | viewed 13,607 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international benchmark Brent crude oil futures are on track for their first weekly gains this month, while moving into a…

  • Top Heavy Oil Markets Continue To Rally

    Published 20 April 2019 | viewed 11,949 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil managed to eke-out a small gain for the holiday-shortened week, but the volatile, two-sided price action…

  • Traders In Limbo As Mounting Uncertainty Pulls Oil In All Directions

    Published 13 April 2019 | viewed 12,141 times

    Crude oil prices are expected to finish the week higher, but the price action late in the week suggests the market may be getting a…

  • The Oil Rally Is Set To Continue

    Published 30 March 2019 | viewed 36,805 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures surged to a new high for the year this week. The markets are being underpinned…

  • Flurry Of Bearish News Sends Oil Lower

    Published 23 March 2019 | viewed 18,143 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday, threatening to erase this week’s gains just one day after…

  • Oil Markets In Limbo Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

    Published 16 March 2019 | viewed 24,293 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to settle the week higher after hitting new highs for the…

  • Bearish Economic News Weighs On Crude

    Published 09 March 2019 | viewed 13,291 times

    A combination of bearish economic events is weighing on crude oil futures on Friday, putting the markets in a position to finish the week lower.…

  • Rebound Rally In Oil Is Still Gaining Momentum

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 19,947 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures proved to be resilient this week, rebounding from a steep sell-off early in the week to post a…

  • Expect A Correction As Oil Reaches ‘Profit Targets’

    Published 23 February 2019 | viewed 32,794 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are grinding higher at the end of the week as they head toward major upside…

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