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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 29, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $1.22 to $36.17 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $1.47 to $37.65 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 3 cents to $1.05 a gallon. November heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.09 a gallon. December natural gas rose 1 cent...

Visitors to the financial district walk past the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in New York.  U.S. stocks are drifting on Thursday after better-than-expected reports on the economy help stabilize Wall Street following its worst rout in months.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Wall Street ends higher after shaking off a wobbly start

Oct. 29, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

U.S. stocks shook off an early slide and closed broadly higher Thursday as the market steadied after its worst drop in more than four months. The S&P 500 rose 1.2%, bouncing back from a drop of 0.3% in the early going. Traders welcomed encouraging data on the pace of layoffs and how powerfully the economy...

A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Asian shares logged moderate losses on Thursday and U.S. futures turned higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

Oct. 28, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures turned higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in U.S. markets followed broad declines in Europe, where the French president announced tough measures to slow the virus’ spread and German officials agreed...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 28, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $2.18 to $37.39 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $2.08 to $39.12 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 6 cents to $1.08 a gallon. November heating oil fell 4 cents to $1.11 a gallon. November natural gas fell 2...

People wearing face masks walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Asian shares headed lower Wednesday on worries about rising virus counts and Washington's inability to deliver more aid to the economy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Asian stocks fall on worries over rising virus cases, US aid

Oct. 27, 2020 10:51 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares headed lower Wednesday on worries about rising virus counts and Washington's inability to deliver more aid to the economy. The uncertainty surrounding the upcoming U.S. election also has regional market players hesitant to make big moves. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.3%...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 27, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery rose $1.01 to $39.57 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for December delivery rose 74 cents to $41.20 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery rose 3 cents to $1.14 a gallon. November heating oil rose 4 cents to $1.16 a gallon. November natural gas was...

A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares slip after Wall St's worst day in a month

Oct. 27, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. Stock benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney. Shares were flat in South Korea, where economic growth data were slightly better than expected. ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Oct. 26, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery fell $1.29 to $38.56 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for December delivery fell $1.31 to $40.46 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for November delivery fell 3 cents to $1.11 a gallon. November heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.12 a gallon. November natural gas rose 5 cents...

Pedestrian stand near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Asian shares were little changed in muted trading Monday amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Asian shares little changed on uncertainty over US election

Oct. 25, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were little changed in muted trading Monday amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy. Investors remain worried over surging cases and deaths related to COVID-19, especially in parts of the U.S. and Europe,...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange.  Stocks are mixed on Wall Street, following gains in European markets, as more U.S. companies report encouraging results for the summer earnings period. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

US stocks shake off a wobbly start and end mostly higher

Oct. 23, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday, though the S&P 500 posted its first weekly loss in four weeks. The benchmark index eked out a 0.3% gain after another day of wobbly trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished with a small loss. Gains in communication services, health care and other...