WTI Crude Plunges To 7-Month Low (But Don’t Get Too Excited)

At $91.70, front-month WTI crude prices have dropped to a fresh 7-month-low this morning. The mainstream media is already crowing of what this means for gas prices and how that will be an implicit “tax-cut” – even though gas prices remain at or near record-high levels for this time of year. The issue with this thinking, of course, is Brent crude (which more closely correlates to US gasoline prices) remains stubbornly high at around $107 as the spread between WTI and Brent surges over $15.



Chart: Bloomberg


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