Oil edged lower on Friday alongside a broader market decline as the recovery in consumption remains uncertain. The dip capped a third straight week with New York futures stuck near $52 a barrel. U.S. equities weakened amid lingering concerns over volatile retail trading. While Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough allayed some worries about the deterioration of consumption, it’s clear the demand environment remains tepid. Chevron Corp. posted a fourth-quarter loss after weak fuel consumption hit its refining business. “There’s a lot of issues out there when it comes to demand going forward,” said Tariq Zahir, managing member of the global macro program at Tyche Capital Advisors LLC. “A massive amount of the population still is not going out anywhere. Demand will definitely see a big snapback, but who knows […]