US crude oil futures settle at $52.59

Price is down $0.04 or -0.08%
The price of crude oil futures are settling the day at $52.59. That is down $0.04 or -0.08% on the day. 
The high price today extended to $53.74 on the back of the hope for a deal with US and China.  The gains could not be maintained and the price drifted back lower. The low for the day