Dec. 29: Final Prices for Crude Oil, Gold, and Other Commodities

The U.S. crude oil market experienced a slight dip on Friday, with benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery falling by 12 cents to $71.65 per barrel. Similarly, Brent crude for March delivery also dropped by 11 cents to $77.04 per barrel.

Meanwhile, the wholesale gasoline market saw a slight rise, with January delivery increasing by 1 cent to $2.10 a gallon. On the other hand, January heating oil fell by 1 cent to $2.55 a gallon. February natural gas also experienced a decrease, falling by 5 cents to $2.51 per 1,000 cubic feet.

In the precious metals market, gold for February delivery fell by $11.70 to $2,071.80 per ounce. Similarly, silver for March delivery also saw a decrease, falling by 28 cents to $24.09 per ounce. March copper fell by 3 cents to $3.89 per pound.

On the currency front, the dollar fell to 141.03 yen from 141.47 Japanese yen. The euro also saw a decrease, falling to $1.1040 from $1.1064.

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In conclusion, the U.S. crude oil market experienced a slight dip, while the wholesale gasoline and precious metals markets saw mixed movements. Additionally, the currency market also saw some fluctuations, with the dollar and euro both experiencing decreases. With these developments in mind, investors and market participants should stay informed and exercise caution when making financial decisions.


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