U.S. crude futures up $2 on budget optimism, Middle East tension
NEW YORK Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures rose $2 on Thursday, after three straight lower settlements, on optimism that a U.S. budget deal can be reached and concerns about oil supply disruptions over increasing tensions in the Middle East.
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