MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures price tumbles below $80/bbl

The front-month crude oil contract fell 4.3% to below $80/bbl Oct. 19 in what was both the largest 1-day dollar and percentage decreases in the New York market since February, as China—the world’s biggest oil consumer—raised interest rates to rein in its rapidly growing economy.

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