Commodities Finished Trading Higher; Gold, Crude Both Notch Gains


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Commodities finished trading higher after gold set yet another record high and crude also logged gains in choppy trading.

Crude-oil for November delivery closed up 47 cents, or 0.6%, to $75.18 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

In other energy futures, heating oil was up $0.01 to $2.11 a gallon while natural gas rose 1.26%, to $4.01 per million British thermal units.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) was down 0.17% to $32.75. The United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) was up 0.99% to $6.62.

Meanwhile, gold ended at another record.

Gold for December delivery closed up $4.20 to $1,296.30 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 0.76% to $21.21 a troy ounce while copper rose $0.02 to $3.58 a pound.

In metal ETFs, SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) was up 0.13% to $126.36. Market Vectors Gold Miners ( GDX ) was down 0.43% to $56.10. iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) fell 0.01% to $20.71.

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