Crude oil prices reached levels not seen in four years Monday, with Brent prices topping $85 a barrel and WTI soaring to $75. Oil prices surged today as President Donald Trump announced a new $1.2 trillion tri-lateral trade deal with Canada and Mexico . If it had gone the other way, a trade dispute between the North American countries could have pushed prices down , analysts said. “The stock market is loving it,” said John Kilduff, founding partner at energy hedge fund Again Capital. “It unleashes more economic activity. It should enable Mexico to buy some crude oil off of us.” U.S. sanctions on Iranian crude oil that go into effect next month have investors worried that crude oil could top $100 a barrel. John Driscoll, chief strategist at JTD Energy Securities, […]