Corrected: Commodities Finish Down; September Crude Lower While December Gold Falls


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Commodities finished trading lower as crude and gold slid.

Crude-oil for September delivery closed down $1.23, or 1% at $80.25 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

In other energy futures, heating oil was down $0.02 to $2.12 a gallon while natural gas fell 0.01%, to $4.30 per million British thermal units.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) was down 1.72% to $35.90. The United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) was down 0.68% to $7.25.

Meanwhile, gold futures fell to their lowest price for the week, according to MarketWatch.

Gold for December delivery closed down 0.4% to $1,1980 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver rose $0.14 to $18.38 a troy ounce while copper fell $0.02 to $3.32 a pound.

In metal ETFs, SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) was up 0.36% to $117.82. Market Vectors Gold Miners ( GDX ) was up 0.16% to $50.27. iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) rose 0.17% to $17.99.

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