Commodities finished trading higher as gold logged modest gains and crude futures passed $82 a barrel.
Crude oil for December delivery closed up 1%, or $0.80, to settle at $82.52 a barrel.
In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.4% to $2.24 a gallon while natural gas fell 0.46%, to $3.32 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold shares finished higher as the dollar weakened.
Gold for December delivery finished up 1% to $1,338.90 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver rose 1.96% to $23.57 a troy ounce while copper rose 0.41% to $3.85 a pound.
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