API data reportedly show an unexpected jump in U.S. crude supplies

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The American Petroleum Institute reported Tuesday that U.S. crude supplies climbed by 6.5 million barrels for the week ended Nov. 10, according to sources. The API data also showed a rise of 2.4 million barrels in gasoline stockpiles, while inventories of distillates fell by 2.5 million barrels, sources said. Supply data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday morning. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts expect the EIA to report declines of 1 million barrels each for crude and gasoline inventories. They also forecast a fall of 2 million barrels distillate supplies. December crude












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was at $55.08 a barrel in electronic trading, down from the settlement of $55.70 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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