Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose $1.32 to $68.74 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose $1.63 to $72.70 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 2 cents to $2.27 a gallon. September heating oil rose 3 cents to $2.11 a gallon. September natural gas jumped 19 cents to $4.37 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for December delivery rose $24.30 to $1,819.50 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose 51 cents to $24.06 an ounce and September copper rose 7 cents to $4.32 a pound.
The dollar fell to 109.84 Japanese yen from 110.03 yen. The euro rose to $1.1794 from $1.1752.