Commodities finished trading mixed as crude oil futures slipped into negative territory after trading higher for much of the day. Gold ended with gains to finish the week, at another record high.
Light, sweet crude oil for September delivery finished down 0.2% to $82.26 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 1.22% to $2.90 a gallon while natural gas was up 1.23% to $3.94 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold futures hit another record closing price as the dollar weakened against foreign currencies.
Gold for December delivery finished up 1.7%to $1,852.20 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 4.42% to $42.51 a troy ounce while copper traded up 0.28% to $3.99.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.4% to $73.72.
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