03 Jun '11, 9pm

DTN Singapore: NY oil prices ease after poor labour data: NEW YORK - Oil prices dropped sharply in New York Frid...

NEW YORK - Oil prices dropped sharply in New York Friday after the government released glum jobs figures for May, but recovered by the end of trading for a modest loss. The benchmark contract, West Texas Intermediate crude, for July delivery ended at $100.22 a barrel, down 18 cents from Thursday. In London the standard Brent North Sea crude added 39 cents to $115.84. Labour Department figures showed the economy generated a paltry 54,000 net new jobs in May, one-quarter of the pace for the previous four months. That sparked worries the economy faces an extended period of slow growth, and lower oil consumption. "It does not bode well for oil demand going forward," said Matt Smith of Summit Energy. "A greater unemployment rate translates into low oil demand... When you don't have a job it is very difficult to put money in your gas tank," he said. Smith said that finally the m...

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straitstimes.com 01 Jun '11, 5am

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