U.S. Benchmark Oil Prices Fall First Time in Three Days
Crude oil futures fell for the first day in three in New York, led lower by a slump in gasoline.
West Texas Intermediate for June delivery slipped 59 cents, or 1 percent, to $60.34 a barrel at 9:15 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices ended at $60.93 Wednesday, the highest close since Dec. 10.
Brent for June settlement fell 47 cents to $67.30 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. It closed Wednesday at $67.77, the highest level since Dec. 5.