Macroeconomic concerns emerged as factors weighing on crude oil prices after tensions surrounding Middle East violence eased in Wednesday trading. Belgian security concerns following terror attacks in Lebanon, France, Mali and elsewhere were punctuated by a U.S. State Department decision to issue a warning to Americans planning overseas travel. The situation was compounded by the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey near its border with Syria. Crude oil prices soared after tensions mounted. The Kremlin said Wednesday, however, that while it was angered by the incident, there would be no escalation of conflict. With geopolitical factors ebbing, macroeconomic concerns put downward pressure on crude oil prices in […]