What is the ticker symbol for the price of oil?

I would like to add the commonly quoted price of oil to the list of things tracked on my Yahoo! portfolio, and was wondering if Yahoo has a ticker symbol for this value.
I misspoke in my original question. I’m not really looking for a ticker symbol. I’m looking for a Yahoo Finance symbol that tracks the price of oil. Something along the lines of ^XAU, which tracks the price of Gold on Yahoo! Finance, but is not a real ticker symbol. Anyone know if there is any such thing on Yahoo Finance?

2 Responses to “What is the ticker symbol for the price of oil?”

  1. Travlin' Grama Says:

    Oil does not have a ticker price, only companies that have to do with oil. You can find the price of oil by checking one of the many business sites.

  2. ♠~ RZ ~♠ Says:

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