Oil futures edged down in electronic trading late Tuesday after the American Petroleum Institute reported a 3.65 million-barrel rise in U.S. crude supplies for the week ended Nov. 11, according to sources. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts forecast a decline of 2 million barrels in stockpiles. Supply data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday. December crude was at $45.76 a barrel in electronic trading, below the contract's settlement of $45.81 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
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