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NASDAQ OMX: December 2 Energy Commentary

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Thomson Reuters
December 2, 2013

SECTOR COMMENTARY

The energy sector ended the day mixed on muted volumes with refiners continuing to see staunch support while oilfield services remained laggards. Broader economic data pointing to stronger growth in manufacturing and construction spending and gains in the underlying commodities  helped lift the group today; however, weakness in the broader equity markets kept a cap on gains as investors found few reasons to keep pushing indices higher after eight straight weeks of gains.

WTI crude oil futures extended earlier gains to end the day higher by $1.10 or ...


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