That is up $0.11 or 0.21%

The US crude oil futures are closing the day at $52.48, up $0.11 or 0.21%

That is closer to the low at $52.12. The high extended to $53.52.

The black gold remains between support near the $50.00 level and resistance near the $55.00 level. The low since December 12 has been $49.95. The high have extended up to $55.24 since that time.