West Texas Intermediate traded near the lowest price in two years after government data showed crude stockpiles gained more than forecast in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer. Brent was steady London.
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Health officials rolled out plans to monitor people arriving in the U.S. from West Africa for Ebola for 21 days, and President Barack Obama said he’s now “cautiously more optimistic” the U.S. can contain the virus.
Hurricane Gonzalo, which hit Bermuda last week, will probably cost insurers $200 million to $400 million after damaging roofs and boats yet leaving resorts mostly unharmed, modeling firm AIR Worldwide said.