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  • The potential for supply disruption in Iraq where a violent insurgency by Islamic State continues has helped prevent further weakness. Brent was trading up 33 cents at $100.53 at 1135 GMT after ending the previous session 62 cents lower. On Monday, prices slid below $100 for the first time in more than 14 months and hit a low of $99.36- the weakest since May 1, 2013.

  • Steady or growing output from Iraq and Libya, where investors had feared violence would cut production, and the shale oil boom in the United States as well as a stronger U.S. dollar have helped to depress the oil price. However, uncertainty in Iraq and possible threats to production there and in Libya could lead to sharp gains at short notice, analysts said.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- Brent crude fell for a fourth straight day on Tuesday, with prices near a 16- month low below $100 a barrel, under pressure from ample global supplies and slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- A robust dollar swept to a 14- month high on Tuesday as investors tweaked bets on an early hike in U.S. interest rates, burdening oil, gold and stocks in the energy majors. As the dollar broke to a six-year peak on the yen and a 14- month top against the euro, gold sagged to a three-month trough and Brent oil settled below the $100 a barrel mark.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 9- Brent crude eased for a fourth straight session on Tuesday, with prices holding near a 16- month trough below $100 a barrel, amid concerns of ample global supply and slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 9- Brent crude eased for a fourth straight session on Tuesday, with prices holding near a 16- month trough below $100 a barrel, amid concerns of ample global supply and slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 9- Brent crude eased for a fourth straight session on Tuesday but held above $100 a barrel after dropping below that level on the previous day for the first time in 16 months, with prices supported by hopes of production cuts by OPEC.

  • US oil snaps 3-day losing streak, ends under $93 Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Crude was mixed on Tuesday, with U.S. oil ending marginally higher while Brent fell, amid expectations of ample supply ahead of inventory data.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 9- U.S. crude futures rose above $93 a barrel on Tuesday, after falling for the past three sessions, amid hopes for a drop in inventories in the world's top oil consumer while fear of OPEC output cuts also underpinned prices. *U.S. crude was up 43 cents at $93.09 by 0119 GMT, after closing down 63 cents at $92.66 a barrel on Monday.

  • Fracking spurs a rust belt rebound in manufacturing Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Despite environmental concerns some Northeastern and North Central U.S. towns seek the jobs and economic growth that fracking can provide. The New York Times reports.

  • Choking on oversupply, oil may fall another 10% Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    The oil market has become more bearishly positioned than it's been for several years, and prices could fall another 10 percent or more in the near future.

  • LONDON, Sept 8- A Chinese trading firm has booked the world's largest super-tanker to store crude at sea, adding to a growing flotilla of vessels used for floating storage as benchmark oil prices slip below $100 a barrel.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The dollar got stronger and commodities prices were lower, as a result.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- Brent crude fell below $100 a barrel on Monday, the first time in 16 months, before returning to close in three-digit territory but down on the day as fear of OPEC output cuts helped the market recover from weak Chinese and U.S. data.

  • Scotland's oil supply     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Discussing the uncertainty around Scotland's independent vote, and the potential impact to Scotland's big oil supply, with John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner.

  • *Brent trades below $100 for first time since June 2013. NEW YORK, Sept 8- Brent crude traded below $100 a barrel on Monday for the first time in more than a year as Chinese and U.S. data pointed to slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers, while U.S. crude also fell.

  • UPDATE 8-Brent, U.S. oil fall again on weak data Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    *Brent trades below $100 for first time since June 2013. NEW YORK, Sept 8- Brent crude fell $1 to below $100 a barrel on Monday for the first time in more than a year as Chinese and U.S. data pointed to slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers, while U.S. crude also fell.

  • Eni sells off Russian assets     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Eni Chairwoman Emma Marcegaglia says that the group continues to buy gas in Russia, but has sold all its Russian assets. She also comments on ENI's joint venture with Rosneft.

  • *Brent trades below $100 for first time since June 2013. LONDON, Sept 8- Brent crude slid below $100 a barrel on Monday for the first time in more than a year as Chinese and U.S. data pointed to slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers.

  • *Brent trades below $100 for first time since June 2013. LONDON, Sept 8- Brent crude oil fell below $100 a barrel for the first time in 14 months on Monday as Chinese and U.S. data pointed to slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers. Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers have said they prefer oil above $100.