From the high of $147 a barrel in 2008 -- to the low of $32 in 2009; from the high of $107 in 2014 -- to the 2016 low of $26 a barrel, crude oil has been on a wild ride. The swings have investors glued to their screens, and not just investors -- after all, oil prices determine how much you pay at the pump and the grocery store. Well, see if these free resources help you tame this "wild Bronco."
On August 15, crude oil prices plunged 3% to a two-month low. Many experts cited a shockingly bearish same-day inventory report as the catalyst. One look at these charts, though, and you'll see a very different side to the story.