Jobs report gives crude oil a lift

Prices hit one-month high as higher demand predicted

Posted: May 4, 2013 at 3:07 a.m.

West Texas Intermediate crude surged to the highest level in a month as U.S. employment rose more than forecast in April, stoking speculation that demand in the world’s biggest oil-consuming country will increase.

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Business, Pages 28 on 05/04/2013