Oil drops below $100 a barrel for first time since early May
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The price of West Texas Intermediate crude tumbled by almost 10% Tuesday, falling below $98 per barrel. Brent crude oil was down by more than 10%, to below $102 per barrel.It's the first time that WTI has been below $100 since May 11, and the first time Brent has been below $100 since April 25.Wholesale gas futures fell as well, and were down 35 cents a gallon in midday trading, or 9% for the day. The national average cost of a gallon of gas at the pump is now $4.80, according to the latest AAA reading, down one penny from Monday and 8 cents from a week ago. Gas prices hit a peak of $5.02 on June 14.Read MoreThis story is developing and will be updated.Click Here To Get Funded!