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Oil Falls to a Two-Week Low on U.S. Economic Recovery Concern

Crude oil dropped to a two-week low on speculation that the U.S. economic recovery is slowing, reducing fuel use in the world’s biggest oil-consuming country.

Oil fell 1.2 percent after the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary September index of consumer sentiment fell to 66.6 from 68.9 a month earlier. Enbridge Energy Partners LP started its 6A pipeline. The link that sends Canadian oil to refineries in the Midwest shut because of a leak on Sept. 9.