- The API late yesterday reported a 3M barrel build in domestic supplies, a number the EIA is expected to confirm in its own report at 10:30 ET.
- WTI crude (USO) is off 1.9% to $96.48, the lowest price since late June. Brent crude (BNO) isn't off nearly as much and the spread between the two has widened to a 6-month high of about $12 per barrel.
- Behind the stock build and lower U.S. prices could be refinery maintenance shutdowns. Fewer runs mean lower demand for crude, but also mean less product - gasoline and distillate supplies are both expected to print lower in the EIA report.
- ETFs: OIL, USO, DBO, OLO, USL, CRUD, UCO, DTO, SCO, SZO, DNO, UWTI, DWTI, BNO, UOIL, DOIL, UGA.
WTI crude at 4-month low as supplies rise
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