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Following Crude Oil news is the key to trading fundamentally. Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of Crude Oil on the NYMEX commodities exchange. Before you invest in the crude oil futures market you should do your own research.

1. MarketWatch, "WTI oil rebounds to score third straight gain" Feb 17, 2015

Oil prices rebounded during Tuesday's trading to tally a gain of more than 9% over the past three trading sessions. Analysts attributed the turnaround to a weaker U.S. dollar, violence in Ukraine and the Middle East and volatility tied to crude options expiration.

2. Reuters, "Brent crude extends rally as IEA warns of Middle East risks" Feb 17, 2015

Brent crude prices extended their rally beyond $62 a barrel on Tuesday as the IEA warned of supply risks in the Middle East, although some analysts said that prices had risen too far from six-year lows hit in January.

3., "Oil Rebounds From Six-Month Low on Middle East Tension", Aug 4, 2014

Islamic State, which was previously known as Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, has seized territory in northern and western Iraq, taking over oil wells and fighting for control of refineries.

 4., "Oil Market Losing Faith in Libya's Ability to Ramp Crude" July 30, 2014

Production in Libya reached 1.7 million barrels a day in 2008 ... Earlier this year, Libya became the smallest supplier in the Organization of Petroleum Countries and shipped 300,000 barrels a day in June, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

5. "Oil Drops From Four-Month High Before U.S. Debt Ceiling Talks" January 21, 2013
Oil dropped from the highest price in four months in New York before U.S. lawmakers vote on budget measures and European finance ministers meet to discuss the debt crisis that threatens the region’s economy.
6. "Crude Oil Rises on Concern Mideast Tension Will Disrupt Supplies" November 16, 2012
Oil rose in New York on concern that the clash between Israel and Hamas may escalate into a wider conflict that would endanger Middle East crude exports.
7. "Oil Little Changed as Jobless Claims Curb Gasoline Rally" September 20, 2012

Crude fell 11 cents, extending the weekly loss to 7.2 percent. Oil slumped yesterday after the Energy Department reported crude stockpiles surged 8.53 million barrels. 

8. “Oil Drops Before Opec Meeting, U.S. Crude Stockpile Data” June 13, 2012

OPEC, which meets in Vienna tomorrow, said global oil markets remain well-supplied even after its output fell in May for the first time in eight months.

9.  “Oil Trades Near One-Week High; Goldman Sees Demand Gain” April 25, 2012

Oil rose to its highest level in a week in New York after the American Petroleum Institute said crude inventories fell in the U.S., the world’s biggest consumer of the commodity.

10. "Saudis Set to Tap Fuel Oil Boom With Latest Pricing for Crude" February 5, 2012

Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, is poised to raise the price of its lowest-quality crude to the most in almost two years relative to the top grade as it benefits from the rising cost of shipping fuel.

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