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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 05, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 47 cents to $89.01 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for October delivery rose 80 cents to $94.92 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 7 cents to $2.86 a gallon. September heating oil fell 12 cents to $3.22 a gallon....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 04, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $2.12 to $88.54 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $2.66 to $94.12 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 12 cents to $2.79 a gallon. September heating oil fell 7 cents to $3.34 a gallon....

New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose lawmakers and lobbyists have papered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 03, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $3.76 to $90.66 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $3.76 to $96.78 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 15 cents to $2.91 a gallon. September heating oil rose 3 cents to $3.41 a gallon....

Inflation in Turkey rises to nearly 80%, hitting consumers

Aug. 03, 2022 06:18 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Annual inflation in Turkey soared to nearly 80% in July, official data showed Wednesday, with skyrocketing food, housing and energy prices hitting consumers hard. The Turkish Statistical Institute said consumer prices rose by 79.6% from a year earlier, up about 1...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 02, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 53 cents to $94.42 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for October delivery rose 51 cents to $100.54 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 6 cents to $3.06 a gallon. September heating oil fell 6 cents to $3.38 a...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 01, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell $4.73 to $93.89 a barrel Monday. Brent crude for October delivery fell $3.94 to $100.03 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 11 cents to $3 a gallon. September heating oil fell 11 cents to $3.44 a gallon....

Pakistan military chief seeks US help on release of IMF loan

Jul. 30, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s powerful army chief has contacted Washington, seeking U.S. help in securing an early release of a crucial $1.7 billion installment from the International Monetary Fund to his country, struggling with a deepening economic crisis, Pakistani officials said Saturday. ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 29, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $2.20 to $98.62 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for September delivery rose 52 cents to $107.14 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery fell 2 cents to $3.49 a gallon. August heating oil fell 6 cents to $3.62...

Inflation hits record 8.9% in euro area, but economy grows

Jul. 29, 2022 08:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Inflation in the European countries using the euro currency shot up to another record in July, pushed by higher energy prices fueled by Russia's war in Ukraine, but the economy managed better-than-expected, if meager, growth in the second quarter. Annual inflation in...