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Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch. Crude-oil futures settled higher Tuesday after a report indicated that Iran has shown willingness to work with other major crude producers to support the market. Prices had been trading lower as optimism for a production freeze faded and expectations of a ramp up in Iraqi and Nigerian production grew, but a […]

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Nicole Friedman, The Wall Street Journal. U.S. oil prices slipped Monday, snapping a seven-session winning streak, on expectations of increased production and a stronger dollar. U.S. crude for September delivery settled down $1.47, or 3%, at $47.05 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The September contract expired at settlement Monday. The more-actively traded […]

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Rising US gas exports and increased demand from the power generation sector could drive long-term gas demand and prices higher. Gas prices have received a boost this summer from extreme heat, a surge in power sector demand and small injections into gas storage. But those near-term factors will not be the key factors driving gas […]

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David Wethe and Rachel Adams-Heard (Bloomberg). Shale drillers are adding the most oil rigs since crude was worth $100 a barrel as confidence that OPEC may finally agree to freeze output pushed futures into a bull market. U.S. producers have put 76 oil rigs back to work for eight weeks, the biggest and longest increases […]

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TIMOTHY PUKO, The Wall Street Journal. Natural gas prices rose for the fifth-straight session, boosted by government data that showed a smaller-than-expected increase in stockpiles last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said natural-gas stockpiles grew by 22 billion cubic feet last week, compared with the 26 bcf expected by forecasters surveyed by The Wall […]

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Rachel Adams-Heard, Bloomberg via The Washington Post. Oil climbed to a one-month high as the market was bolstered by a weakening dollar and speculation that OPEC talks next month could result in a crude output freeze. Futures added as much as 1.7 percent in New York, after rising 9.7 percent in the past three sessions following […]

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By Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch. (Via Morningstar) Russia reportedly open to a production pact Oil futures climbed Monday as bets that the prolonged price rout may drive major producers to reconsider a collective production cap lifted prices toward their highest levels in a month. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, September West Texas Intermediate crude […]

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Jerry Gidel from Price Futures Group talks about what needs to happen in order to achieve an average crop on Market Rally. August 10, 2016 Listen Here: http://bit.ly/2aOz9qe http://www.agweb.com/market-rally/  

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Rachel Adams-Heard, Bloomberg. Oil climbed as the International Energy Agency sees global oil markets continuing to re-balance this year as demand from refiners grows. Futures surged as much as 3.2 percent in New York. Refiners around the world will process record volumes of crude this quarter to absorb all-time high production from several Persian Gulf […]

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Devika Krishna Kumar, Reuters. Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Thursday after the International Energy Agency forecast crude markets would rebalance in the next few months following several years of heavy overproduction. The IEA, which advises large developed economies on energy policy, predicted oil stocks would draw in the third quarter of this year […]

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William Watts & Jenny Hsu, MarketWatch. Observers all but laugh off prospects of a production freeze by major oil producers, but planned talks nevertheless appear to be buoying crude futures on Tuesday, analysts said. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude futures for delivery in September CLU6, -0.81% rose 33 cents, or 0.7%, to $43.35 […]

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Jonathan Crawford & Ryan Collins, Bloomberg. U.S. natural gas supplies fell for the first time in the summer in a decade. Traders aren’t impressed. As the hottest weather in four years spread across the U.S. East Coast last week, people blasted their air conditioners, driving demand for gas so high that inventories fell 6 billion […]

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