Crude oil prices continue to feel the heat from a rise in U.S. rig counts and seasonal weakness, but is finding some support near the yearly lows. Oil sank after Baker Hughes said the U.S. oil rig increased by 6 to 670.
Everybody's working on the weekend, everybody in finance, maybe Greece goes off the deep end. Will the EU give Greece a second chance? They are far apart, they better start from the start. If Greece wants in the show. They better let it go!
The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/2 years in March as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports, suggesting the economy contracted in the first quarter.
The big story in global markets today is yet another leg lower in oil prices. WTI oil was testing key support in the 75.00-76.00 zone, while the Brent contract was pressing against key psychological support at 80.00 ahead of today’s crude oil inventory data.
OPEC in its own “World Oil Outlook” reported that the demand for its oil in 2017 may hit only 28.2 million barrels per day, the lowest level since the year 2000 a time before the China economic explosion