Up $1.43 or 3.06%

US crude oil futures settled at $48.22 in trading today. That is a gain of $1.43 or a 3.06% increase. This week the low came in at $44.36. The high has extended to $48.38. That is a $4.02 increase or a 9% increase. That is a pretty big move. However if you track from the August 3 low or $39.19, the gain has been 23.45%. Now that is a REALLY BIG move.