Oil futures were little changed Tuesday, tracking US stock market fluctuations in positive and negative territory as traders await further signs on the White House’s direction on trade policy. US President Donald Trump’s vow last week to impose broad tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum has rattled global financial markets. But some pushback by Republican congressional leaders and reports that economic adviser Gary Cohn could leave if Trump follows through with his threat seemed to shift the odds. The potential for a trade war that could hurt global economic growth has emerged as a bearish factor limiting the upside for oil prices. Crude futures are now wedged at roughly the midpoint between recent highs and lows. NYMEX April crude settled Thursday at $62.60/b, up 3 cents. ICE May Brent rose 25 cents to $65.79/b. By comparison, NYMEX crude topped $66/b in late January and then fell to around […]