gwat1979 Friday, 01/12/18 03:00:32 PM Re: gwat1979 post# 318332 0 Post # of 326627 SSOF .0024 With all the latest cryptocurrency and cannabis mania going on, most forgot about good ol' oil and gas.... Oil prices settle higher, score fourth weekly rise Today 2:42 PM ET (MarketWatch) Oil prices settled higher Friday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-slip-from-3-year-high-as-traders-wait-for-trump-move-on-iran-2018-01-12) for a fifth straight session, as declines in U.S. crude supplies continued to boost prices to their highest in more than three years. Prices also posted a gain for the week, their fourth such rise in a row. News that the Trump administration extended sanctions relief (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-extends-sanctions-relief-for-iran-2018-01-12) for Iran, as expected, and data showing the first weekly rise in active U.S. oil-drilling rigs (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/baker-hughes-reports-first-weekly-rise-in-us-oil-rig-count-in-5-weeks-2018-01-12) failed to squash bullish sentiment. February West Texas Intermediate crude rose 50 cents, or 0.8%, to settle at $64.30 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was the highest finish since Dec. 5, 2014 according to FactSet data. It rose about 4.7% for the week. -Myra P. Saefong; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com (END) Dow Jones Newswires January 12, 2018 14:42 ET (19:42 GMT) Copyright (c) 2018 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All of my posts are to be considered as my opinion only, based on my own personal experience and inference. You trade at your own risk and good luck.