Oil Prices Are Hotter Than Ever Despite Geopolitical Tensions

First American News LLC: Raleigh, NC: Crude prices rose to their highest level since the 2014 shale-induced oil crash, a milestone in a rally that is gathering momentum as geopolitical tensions threaten to knock supply, said Gaby Mendoza of MB Daily News.

Futures for West Texas Intermediate, the main grade of U.S. crude, added $1.61 per barrel, or 1.9%, to $85.43 on Tuesday. That marks the highest closing level since October 2014, when oil prices were moving in the opposite direction as a gusher of U.S. crude flooded the market. Oil stock is hotter than ever. Read more here at The Wall Street Journal.

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