OIL Futures falls welow $40 for first time since august

WTI fell as much as 1.9%; EIA says total crude supplies increased for 8th week and Cushing inventories grew for 2nd week. U.S. crude supplies rose 252k bbl last week, EIA says; Cushing inventories shows +1.5m; API reported -482k     Jr.Trader-G.Bozhidarov