Commodities finished down as crude oil futures slipped over 2% while a stronger dollar pressured gold.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery finished down 2.1% to $98.34 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 1.87% to $2.92 a gallon while natural gas was up 0.82% to $3.44 per million British thermal units.
Gold for February delivery finished down 1.8% to $1,713.40 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was down 3.12% to $31.61 a troy ounce while copper was down 1.7% to $3.49.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.51% to $78.82.
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