RICHARD BALDWIN, Amerex Futures, London (7:30 am EDT): Brent crude off at $25.42, gasoil off at $200.25... some profit taking before weekend.. could rebound later because don't want to be short over weekend... WTI off at $24.95 on Access, heating oil off at 64.95 cents, gasoline down at 80.20 cents. Middle East tensions have eased bit the that's a dynamic that won't go away soon.... market calming down bit after yesterday's Milan plane crash that triggered terrorism fears briefly.

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