WTI, Brent Hit Session Highs (USO) Oct 16, 2014 01:13PM

WTI and Brent oil hit session highs mid-day Thursday as energy futures raced higher, paring recent declines. ETF traders noted volatility in United States Oil Fund ETF (NYSE: USO) and similar instruments.


UPDATE: Crude Inventory Grows 8.9M Barrels vs 2.3M Expected Oct 16, 2014 11:03AM

(Updated - October 16, 2014 11:03 AM EDT)

Crude Inventory for the week ending Oct. 10th grew 8.9 million Barrels vs 2.3 million expected.

Cushing inventory increased by 716 thousand barrels.

Gasoline inventory declined 4 million barrels vs a decline of 1.35 million expected.

Distillate inventory declined by 1.5 million barrels vs 1.75 million expected.

Traders are watching energy futures and ETFs like United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO).


WTI crude falls below $80 for first time since June 2012 (OIL) (USO) Oct 16, 2014 07:11AM

WTI crude falls below $80 for first time since June 2012.


Yellen Said to Voice Confidence in Expansion Amid Foreign Risks Oct 15, 2014 02:35PM

(Updated - October 15, 2014 2:35 PM EDT)

Yellen said to voice confidence in expansion amid turbulent foreign markets.

UPDATE - Yellen made comments during a closed-door meeting in Washington last week, according to Bloomberg.

Yellen said to the Group of 30 that the U.S. economy looked to achieve growth of 3 percent moving forward. The Fed chair also expects inflation to rise back up to 2 percent as unemployment continues to fall.

During the Fed's latest meeting, officials said they saw the economy growing by 2.6 - 3 percent next year and inflation rising to 1.7 - 2 percent in 2016.


Yellen Said to Voice Confidence in Expansion Amid Foreign Risks Oct 15, 2014 02:35PM

(Updated - October 15, 2014 2:35 PM EDT)

Yellen said to voice confidence in expansion amid turbulent foreign markets.

UPDATE - Yellen made comments during a closed-door meeting in Washington last week, according to Bloomberg.

Yellen said to the Group of 30 that the U.S. economy looked to achieve growth of 3 percent moving forward. The Fed chair also expects inflation to rise back up to 2 percent as unemployment continues to fall.

During the Fed's latest meeting, officials said they saw the economy growing by 2.6 - 3 percent next year and inflation rising to 1.7 - 2 percent in 2016.


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