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Oil-Weighted Stocks Could Capture Oil’s Moves

Robert Scott
Oil-Weighted Stocks Could Capture Oil’s Moves

On May 23, US crude oil July futures fell 0.5% and closed at $71.84 per barrel. On the same date, the EIA reported a rise 5.8 MMbbls (million barrels) in US crude oil inventories for the week ending May 18—compared to the market expectation of a fall of 1.7 MMbbls based on a survey by S&P Global Platts.