The price of oil continued its monthlong slide Thursday following new reports that the U.S. economy isn't growing as fast as many hoped. Here's how energy contracts traded:
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Crude lost $1.29 to end at $86.53 per barrel.
Gasoline lost 3.32 cents to end at $2.825 per gallon.
Heating oil fell by 3.36 cents to finish at $2.7062 per gallon.
Natural gas rose less than a penny to end at $2.422 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE Futures exchange in London:
Brent crude fell $1.60 to finish at $101.87 per barrel.