Jules Asner (birth name Julie Ann White) was born on February 14, 1968 in Tempe, Arizona, USA. She was a model and after that a TV personality.
Oil prices hovered near $76 a barrel Friday in Asia, with gains tempered by evidence of weak demand after government figures showed the United States continues to use less energy than last year.
Benchmark crude for March delivery was up 18 cents to $76.26 a barrel at late afternoon Kuala Lumpur time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
On Thursday, the contract dropped to $75.66, the lowest price since Dec. 23, before settling at $76.08, down $1.66.
Oil spent most of Asian trading below $76 a barrel, partly due to a tumble in stock marets after President Barack Obama proposed tougher bank regulations, which may see less hot money flowing into commodities markets.
Goldman Sachs and other major banks have helped funnel billions of dollars of speculative money into oil and natural gas contracts during the past several years.
"Market sentiment is bearish as fundamentals remain weak but prices could bounce back if it hits $75. There will be some support at this level," said Clarence Chu, a trader with Hudson Capital Energy in Singapore.
Energy prices tumbled after the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday that demand for gasoline and jet fuel both weakened during the past few weeks.