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Oil and gas traders

Traders work in the crude oil and natural gas options pit on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange in New York City. Following continued negative financial news out of Europe and Greece, oil prices were trading in negative territory after dropping to a six-month low. Texas light sweet crude oil for August delivery was falling 39 cents to $93.01 a barrel. Getty Images