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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 7, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 73 cents to settle at $41.22 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 69 cents to $44.40 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 2 cents $1.21 a gallon. September heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.22 a gallon. September natural...

A currency trader smiles at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in lackluster trading, as the region weighed continuing trade tensions over China and optimism about more fiscal stimulus for the ailing U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares skid amid virus woes, China-US trade tensions

Aug. 7, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in lackluster trading, as trade tensions between the U.S. and China offset optimism about more fiscal stimulus for the ailing U.S. economy. Investors were also awaiting a U.S. report on jobs later Friday for another gauge of the economic fallout from the...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 6, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 24 cents to settle at $41.95 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 8 cents to $45.09 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 1 cent $1.23 a gallon. September heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.25 a gallon. September natural...

A currency trader wearing a face mask walks near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday despite strong gains overnight on Wall Street, where the rally just kept on rolling. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Asian shares mixed as US talks on stimulus still stalled

Aug. 5, 2020 11:17 PM EDT

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday despite strong gains overnight on Wall Street, where the rally just kept on rolling. Investors are watching to see if lawmakers will come ahead with fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.4% to 22,438.61 while the Shanghai Composite index gave...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 5, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 49 cents to settle at $42.19 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 74 cents to $45.17 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 1 cent $1.22 a gallon. September heating oil was little changed at $1.26 a gallon. September...

People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus pass on a crosswalk on a street in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug, 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

The Latest: Japan governor touts gargling product for virus

Aug. 4, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

TOKYO — A governor in Japan is drawing skeptical criticism after he touted a gargling product as effective against the coronavirus, an assertion that, despite its dubiousness, emptied some store shelves of the medicine. Shares of Shionogi & Co. and Meiji Holdings Co., which make Isojin, soared in Tokyo...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 4, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 69 cents to settle at $41.70 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 28 cents to $44.43 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery was little changed at $1.21 a gallon. September heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.26 a gallon. September...

FILE - This March 19, 2018 photo shows the Google app on an iPad in Baltimore.  Big Tech companies reported mixed quarterly earnings on Thursday, July 30, 2020, a day after their top executives faced a tough congressional grilling over their market power and alleged monopolistic practices.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Google buys $450M stake in ADT to give Nest a new perch

Aug. 3, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google is paying $450 million for a nearly 7% stake in longtime home and business security provider ADT Inc., a deal that will open new opportunities for one of the internet's most powerful companies to extend the reach of its Nest cameras and voice-activated voice assistant. As...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 3, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 74 cents to settle at $41.01 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 63 cents to $44.15 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 3 cents to $1.21 a gallon. September heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 31, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 35 cents to settle at $40.27 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 37 cents to $43.31 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery fell 3 cents to $1.19 a gallon. August heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.22 a gallon. September natural gas...