Crude Oil

Sep WTI crude oil this morning is up +22 cents (+0.33%). Sep gasoline is u[ +1.61 cents (+0.81%). Thursday's closes: Sep crude oil -0.13 (-0.19%), Sep gasoline -1.96 (-0.97%). Sep crude oil and gasoline on Thursday closed lower with Sep gasoline at a 3 week low. Crude oil prices were undercut by a stronger dollar and by negative carry-over from Wednesday's EIA data, which showed that weekly EIA gasoline inventories unexpectedly rose +2.9 million bbl. Crude oil prices also continued to be undercut by trade tensions and fears of weaker global economic growth.