Oil prices seem to have stabilized after a steep selloff mid-week. Brent fell from around $85 to $80 over a two-day span, but prices were back up slightly in early trading on Friday. The global stock market plunge dragged down crude prices, but bearish figures from the EIA and OPEC accentuated the decline. Stock markets pause after plunge . Global equities crashed this week, although finally seemed to gather their footing on Friday. Markets in Europe, Asia and the U.S. were up (at least at the time of this writing), and positive export data from China released on Friday helped […]