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Shares of energy companies are showing some weakness on the charts.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that crude inventories climbed by 9.5 million barrels for the week ending Feb. 10.
President Trump signed a resolution rolling back a rule requiring energy companies to disclose payments to foreign governments aimed at curbing bribery.
Let's take a look at what it all means.