Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for May delivery rose $2.23 to $98.26 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for June delivery rose $2.20 to $102.78 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for May delivery rose 9 cents to $3.13 a gallon. May heating oil rose 5 cents to $3.32 a gallon. May natural gas fell 8 cents to $6.28 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for June delivery rose $7.80 to $1,945.60 an ounce. Silver for May delivery rose 9 cents to $24.82 an ounce and May copper rose 3 cents to $4.73 a pound.
The dollar rose to 124.37 Japanese yen from 123.97 yen. The euro rose to $1.0885 from $1.0879.