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Brent crude ends up 4th day as August contract expires

Brent crude futures rose a fourth straight session on Monday, lifted by hopes for economic stimulus measures, especially in China, and by tensions with Iran and news a U.S. Navy vessel off the United Arab Emirates fired on an approaching fishing boat that failed to heed warnings.

July 17, 2012 11:30
Brent crude up

U.S. crude futures end more than 2 percent higher

U.S. crude futures rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday in choppy, thin trading, in reaction to a drop in crude inventories.

July 12, 2012 12:36

Brent crude ends lower on euro zone, China worries

Brent July crude fell $3.21, or 3 percent, to settle at $103.47 a barrel, the lowest settlement since the Dec. 16 close at $103.35. Brent fell to $102.97, its lowest intraday price since Dec. 19, after reaching $106.82.

May 31, 2012 11:45
Brent, U.S. Crude Futures Slip on API Stocks Rise

Brent, U.S. Crude Futures Slip on API Stocks Rise

Brent and U.S. oil futures slightly extended losses on Tuesday after larger-than-expected rise in crude stocks in the United States last week.

April 4, 2012 8:36
Futures decline on global economy concerns

Futures decline on global economy concerns

US stock index futures fell on Monday after data showed Europe's private sector activity declined last month and China cut its growth target, reigniting concerns about the strength of the global economy.

March 6, 2012 10:55