cattle profit The savings rate in January has fallen to historic lows since last August's cut in bank interest rates. Edwards and bell's point of view This is one of several economic forecasters who will suffer a downturn if voters leave the eu. Data released by the American petroleum institute (API) showed that U.S. crude oil inventories fell 5.2 million barrels in the week ended Dec. 15, down from an expected 35.18 million barrels. Refinery inventories fell more than expected, while gasoline inventories rose, but were less than expected. The overall API data is good and good for oil prices.