Buz Investors Oil prices continued to fall The commodity is trading at $49.37 per barrel at 10:40 GMT this morning, 1.65% lower from the New York close. Crude oil witnessed a high of $50.84 per barrel and a low of $49.20 per barrel during the session. In the New York session yesterday, crude oil plummeted 4.53% to close at $50.20 per barrel, after the EIA disclosed that US crude stockpiles jumped by 8.21 million barrels to 528.4 million barrels last week. Immediate downside, the first support level is seen at $48.09 per barrel, while on the upside, the first resistance level is at $51.76 per barrel.
Oil prices continued to fall on Thursday and hit the lowest level since November 30th, after data showed that US oil inventories rose for nine consecutive weeks and well above market expectations. The US crude decreased 2.2% to $49.1 a barrel and the Brent crude was down 2% to $52.1 a barrel around 11:30 AM London time. Historically, Crude oil reached an all time high of 145.31 in July of 2008 and a record low of 1.17 in February of 1946.
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