Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell $1.74 to $79.49 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for November delivery fell 53 cents to $87.96 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 4 cents to $2.47 a gallon. October heating oil fell 5 cents to $3.37 a gallon. November natural gas fell 11 cents to $6.77 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for December delivery rose $3.40 to $1,672 an ounce. Silver for December delivery rose 33 cents to $19.04 an ounce and December copper fell 1 cent to $3.41 a pound.
The dollar rose to 144.78 Japanese yen from 144.43 yen. The euro rose to 98.09 from 97.90 cents.