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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Apr. 6, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $2.26 to settle at $26.08 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.06 to $33.05 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 1 cent to 70 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.05 a gallon. Natural gas rose 11 cents to $1.73 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold rose...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Apr. 3, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil rose $3.02 to settle at $28.34 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, rose $4.17 to $34.11 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 69 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 7 cents to $1.07 a gallon. Natural gas rose 7 cents to $1.62 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold rose $8 to...

Tokyo Games postponed could favor Missouri Olympian

Apr. 3, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zach Garrett, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist in archery, is one of a handful of athletes in the Kansas City metro affected by the postponement of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo until 2021. But it has also affected others in Kansas City who participate in and follow archery. Garrett,...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Apr. 2, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil rose $5.01 to settle at $25.32 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, rose $5.20 to $29.94 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 12 cents to 66 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 6 cents to $1 a gallon. Natural gas fell 4 cents to $1.55 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold rose...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Apr. 1, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell 17 cents to settle at $20.31 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.61 to close at $24.74 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline fell 5 cents to 55 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 7 cents to 93 cents a gallon. Natural gas dropped 5 cents to $1.59 per 1,000 cubic...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 31, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil rose 39 cents to settle at $20.48 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell 2 cents to close at $22.74 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline fell 1 cent to 57 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.01 a gallon. Natural gas dropped 5 cents to $1.64 per 1,000 cubic feet....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 30, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $1.42 to close at $20.09 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $2.17 to $22.76 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 1 cent to 59 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 5 cents to $1.02 a gallon. Natural gas rose 2 cents to $1.69 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold fell $3 to...

Lauren and Christoph Herby make walnut syrup at their farm in McDowell. The couple prides themselves on sustainable living. Any wood used for the evaporator to boil the syrup comes from felled trees on their land. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP)

"Liquid gold' brings new attention to Virginia county

Mar. 29, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

MCDOWELL, Va, (AP) — Christoph Herby stands inside his 96-square-foot sugar shed and watches the sap hauled from his black walnut trees boil. Steam rises from the evaporator and the air smells of buttered popcorn. “That’s our liquid gold,” he says, noting the intense labor that goes...

Sunisa Lee practices floor exercises Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Midwest Gymnastics in Little Canada, Minn. Lee has dreamed of making the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team and hoped to compete in Tokyo this summer. Now, she’ll have to wait one more year as the 2020 Olympics have been postponed due to coronavirus. (Christine T. Nguyen/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

Minnesota gymnast Sunisa Lee's Olympic quest delayed a year

Mar. 28, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the last 10 years, almost everything Sunisa Lee has done has been in the name of 2020. Spending up to eight hours a day at the gym. Taking classes online so that she has the flexibility to spend long hours at the gym. Giving up family vacations and a social life. For the last...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Mar. 27, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

Benchmark crude oil fell $1.09 to close at $21.51 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.41 to $24.93 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 57 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.07 a gallon. Natural gas fell cent to $1.63 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold fell $26.20 to...