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U.S. Crude Oil Inventories

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Latest Release
May 25, 2016
Actual
-4.226M
Forecast
-2.450M
Previous
1.310M
The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Crude Oil Inventories measures the weekly change in the number of barrels of commercial crude oil held by US firms. The level of inventories influences the price of petroleum products, which can have an impact on inflation.

If the increase in crude inventories is more than expected, it implies weaker demand and is bearish for crude prices. The same can be said if a decline in inventories is less than expected.
If the increase in crude is less than expected, it implies greater demand and is bullish for crude prices. The same can be said if a decline in inventories is more than expected.
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U.S. Crude Oil Inventories
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Jun 02, 2016 11:00     -4.226M
May 25, 2016 10:30 -4.226M -2.450M 1.310M
May 18, 2016 10:30 1.310M -2.833M -3.410M
May 11, 2016 10:30 -3.410M 0.714M 2.784M
May 04, 2016 10:30 2.784M 1.695M 1.999M
Apr 27, 2016 10:30 1.999M 2.366M 2.080M

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Crude oil futures - weekly outlook: May 30 - June 3 By Investing.com - May 29, 2016

Investing.com - Oil futures ended lower on Friday, but still posted a third consecutive week of gains amid mounting concerns over global supply disruptions. Both Brent and West Texas Intermediate oil...

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Crude slides lower but remains near multi-month peak By Investing.com - May 27, 2016

Investing.com - U.S. oil futures slid lower on Friday, as traders locked in profits after the commodity above the $50 a barrel mark on Thursday for the first time in nearly eight months. U.S. crude ...

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Dollar pushes lower vs. rivals, hits one-week trough By Investing.com - May 26, 2016

Investing.com - The dollar pushed lower to a one-week trough against the other major currencies on Thursday, as investors continued to lock-in profits from the greenback’s recent rally to ...

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All Comments (90)
Pieter Nienaber
Pieter Nienaber May 11, 2016 1:00PM GMT
oil price up/down?
Steve Myers
Steve Myers May 04, 2016 2:33PM GMT
Same song and dance - domestic production continues to decrease while imports continue to increase.
oliver doss
oliver doss Apr 27, 2016 10:37PM GMT
Why don't you clowns do some good old research instead of asking such basic questions!!! You are relying on someone else who may or may not know what he or she is talking about. Lack of research = gambling
Manuel N
Manuel N Apr 27, 2016 2:43PM GMT
Has someone a group in whatsapp?
Manuel N
Manuel N Apr 27, 2016 2:38PM GMT
I have lost $100. I put a Call at $46.3
Aritz Goiriena Altonaga
Aritz Goiriena Altonaga Apr 18, 2016 2:44PM GMT
where can i have find the oficial site?
bill garrett
bill garrett Apr 13, 2016 12:10PM GMT
For those who have trouble with the colors: Green means the actual is at or less than the forecast. Red means the actual is above the forecast. In simple terms green tends to push oil prices higher, red tends to pull them lower.
Aleksas Balachovic
Aleksas Balachovic Mar 23, 2016 12:09PM GMT
For the people who don't understand what the colours mean, the statistics shown indentify how much crude oil has been obtained in last week, if there is more oil obtained than the consensus shows, it affects the market negatively as the supply rises and demand stays the same making the oils price fall, if the statistics released are lower than the consensus it affects the market positively because the supply is lower and demand stays the same so the prices go up (this is not always the case, the supply may be higher than than consensus and the price of oil may still rise as the demand increases as well, keep in mind).
Scrappy Doo
Scrappy Mar 09, 2016 3:28PM GMT
doesnt matter crude will sell the news inventories up or down
Faisal aamair
Faisal aamair Mar 02, 2016 2:06PM GMT
how to judge an inventory? means what trade we should take what are green digit indicates and what red digit indicates?.
Widyanarto Wibowo
Widyanarto Wibowo Mar 02, 2016 3:36PM GMT
green bullish oil, red bearish oil, but must see overall inventories not only crude but gasoline, etc..
PRATIK GAUTAMI
PRATIK GAUTAMI Apr 13, 2016 1:37PM GMT
recently API data has came, so wait for the crude oil inventory, bcoz, both data are almost same, if its come in RED the it will be nagative for crude oil. buy investor and traders are waiting for meeting between Soudi arab and rassia. so here crude will come down but not much.
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