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How Is the Energy Sector Performing in 2018?

Nicholas Chapman
How Is the Energy Sector Performing in 2018?

In 2018, crude oil (USO) prices are up ~19% to $72.13 per barrel as of May 22 from their 2017 close of $60.42 per barrel. Crude oil prices have been rising since June 2017 and are up ~76% since then. Last week, crude oil made a 52-week high of $72.24 per barrel. Year-to-date in 2018, natural gas (UNG) prices are leading the decline in energy commodities.