U.S. oil futures edge up for the session, gain 1.9% for the week

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U.S. oil futures settled slightly higher on Friday to notch a gain of nearly 1.9% for the week as traders weighed conflicting reports on progress toward a phase one of a U.S.-China trade deal that shifted sentiment tied to energy demand. December West Texas Intermediate oil rose 9 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $57.24 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

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