After topping $60 a barrel - the highest since Nov 2018 - oil prices slid Thursday morning after President Trump tweeted his latest plea for OPEC to increase oil production, saying that "oil markets are fragile...and the price of oil is getting too high. Thank you!"
WTI fell to its lows of the session after the tweet:
But will OPEC respond to Trump's polite demands?...
Very important that OPEC increase the flow of Oil. World Markets are fragile, price of Oil getting too high. Thank you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2019