Commodities finished trading mixed with gold advancing and oil
declining as economic worries wracked the market.
Crude-oil for September delivery closed down $1.23, or 1.6% at
$80.79 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
In other energy futures, heating oil was down $0.04 to $2.13 a
gallon while natural gas fell $0.12, to $4.46 per million British
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (
) was down 1.61% to $36.11. The United States Natural Gas ETF (
) was down 3.1% to $7.52
Meanwhile, gold futures rose as economic worries shook the
Gold for December delivery closed up 0.5% to $1,205.30 an ounce.
In other metal futures, silver rose $0.14 to $18.47 a troy ounce
while copper fell $0.01 to $3.34 a pound.
In metal ETFs, SPDR Gold Trust (
) was up 0.72% to $117.82. Market Vectors Gold Miners (
) was up 0.78% to $50.13. iShares Silver Trust (
) was rose 0.61% to $18.07.
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