Mar 05, 2013 16:31 EST
World oil prices rebounded Tuesday, lifted by equities rallies and bargain hunting after crude oil hit multi-week lows the previous day.
Jan 16, 2013 16:24 EST
Global oil prices rose Wednesday due to a surprising drop in US oil inventories and concerns over the potential effect on oil supply from fighting in Mali.
Jan 07, 2013 16:17 EST
Oil prices moved modestly higher Monday due to weakness in the US dollar and strong prices for refined petroleum products.
Dec 27, 2012 16:07 EST
Oil prices declined Thursday amid doubts that an 11th-hour deal on the "fiscal cliff" crisis could be reached by a rapidly approaching end-of-year deadline.
Nov 16, 2012 17:05 EST
Oil prices rose Friday on concerns about supply in the wake of the latest burst of violence in the Middle East.
Nov 06, 2012 15:57 EST
Oil prices gained Tuesday as traders tracked the presidential election in the United States, the world's biggest consumer of crude oil.
Aug 27, 2012 19:01 EDT
US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas installations battened down Monday in advance of Tropical Storm Isaac as it headed toward the heart of the US refining and offshore energy industry.
Aug 27, 2012 16:28 EDT
Oil prices fell Monday as Tropical Storm Isaac threatened oil and gas operations in the US Gulf of Mexico, forcing refinery shutdowns that lowered demand for crude.
Aug 09, 2012 16:12 EDT
US crude prices landed flat Thursday after getting an early lift from some slightly buoyant data on the US jobs market, raised demand forecasts from OPEC, and Chinese economic data as well.
Jul 18, 2012 16:10 EDT
Global oil prices headed higher Wednesday, driven by heightened political tensions in the Middle East after bomb attacks against Syria and Israelis.
Apr 02, 2012 16:01 EDT
World oil prices surged Monday after stronger-than-expected manufacturing data in the United States, the world's top crude oil consumer, offset weaker figures in Europe.
Mar 16, 2012 17:06 EDT
World crude oil prices surged Friday as traders worried about Middle East supply amid the West's rising frictions with Iran and Syria.
Dec 19, 2011 16:16 EST
Oil climbed Monday as investors fretted about North Korea after the death of leader Kim Jong-Il left the isolated communist nation in a state of uncertainty.
Nov 17, 2011 16:23 EST
Oil prices plunged Thursday on profit-taking on the previous day's jump and European debt crisis worries grew after Spain had to pay record-high interest rates on its public borrowing.
Nov 16, 2011 16:57 EST
New York oil prices surged to five-month highs on Wednesday following the sale of a US pipeline stake that could reduce transport bottlenecks and boost demand for US and Canadian crude, traders said.
Oct 10, 2011 15:45 EDT
Oil markets joined equities in rallies Monday after Germany and France agreed over the weekend to deliver a comprehensive solution to the eurozone public debt crisis within weeks.
Sep 28, 2011 15:44 EDT
Oil prices slid on Wednesday after data showed a bigger than expected increase in energy stockpiles in the United States, indicating weak demand in the world's biggest economy.
Sep 21, 2011 15:22 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday dialed up its aid to the beleaguered U.S. economy, launching an effort to put more downward pressure on long-term interest rates over time and help the battered housing sector.
Aug 26, 2011 11:08 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday stopped short of signaling further action to boost growth, but said it was critical for the economy's health to reduce long-term joblessness.
Aug 19, 2011 05:16 EDT
Oil prices fell sharply for a second day running on Friday, mirroring the situation across world stock markets, as fears of a new global recession risks reducing demand for energy, traders said.