Oil Price is steady near 39$, optimism for US stimilus\r\n\r\nOil was steady near $39 a barrel in New York after the biggest daily gain since May on growing optimism for more U.S. fiscal stimulus and as President Donald Trump left hospital following treatment for Covid-19.\r\n\r\nFutures rose 0.4% after surging 5.9% on Monday. While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin engaged in another round of talks on a pandemic relief package, there\u2019s no sign yet they are close to a deal despite Trump\u2019s urging to get it done. The president returned to the White House where he will continue to recuperate after his diagnosis last week roiled markets and pushed oil into the biggest weekly loss since June.\r\n\r\nOil is back below $40 a barrel as the market grapples with rising supply from OPEC+ and Libya, although a strike in Norway that has shut fields is offsetting increased flows somewhat. In a positive sign for demand, masses of people in China are vacationing during the Golden Week holiday, displaying the country\u2019s confidence in its economic rebound and its public health measures.\r\n\r\n\u201cMarkets including oil have taken comfort from the fact that President Trump is now out of hospital, while U.S. dollar weakness would have also helped the complex,\u201d said Warren Patterson, head of commodities strategy at ING Bank NV. \u201cI would expect the market to be fairly well supported this week\u201d due to supply risks and optimism for a U.S. stimulus deal, he added.\r\n\r\nPRICES\r\nWest Texas Intermediate for November delivery rose 15 cents to $39.37 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 12:15 p.m. Singapore time after climbing $2.17 on Monday\r\nBrent for December settlement gained 0.5% to $41.49 on the ICE Futures Europe exchange after surging 5.1% in the previous session\r\nPresident Trump returned to the White House Monday evening after three days of treatment for Covid-19 at a military hospital, and officials plan to significantly restrict physical access to him as he continues his recovery.