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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 14, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 23 cents to settle at $42.01 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 16 cents to $44.80 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 1 cent $1.24 a gallon. September heating oil was little changed at $1.24 a gallon. September...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 13, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 43 cents to settle at $42.24 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 47 cents to $44.96 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 1 cent $1.23 a gallon. September heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September natural...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 12, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $1.06 to settle at $42.67 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 93 cents to $45.43 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 4 cents $1.24 a gallon. September heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.26 a gallon. September natural...

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 1999 file photo, Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone smiles during the announcement of a merger between CBS and Viacom in New York.  Redstone, the strong-willed media mogul whose public disputes with family members and subordinates made him a feared operator in Hollywood, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.  (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)

Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Aug. 12, 2020 12:16 PM EDT

Sumner Redstone, who joined his family's drive-in movie chain in the 1950s and used it to build a vast media empire that included CBS and Viacom, has died. He was 97. Under his watch, Viacom became one of the nation’s media titans, home to pay TV channels MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 11, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 33 cents to settle at $41.61 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 49 cents to $44.50 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 2 cents $1.20 a gallon. September heating oil was little changed at $1.24 a gallon. September...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Aug. 10, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 72 cents to settle at $41.94 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 59 cents to $44.99 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 2 cents $1.23 a gallon. September heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September natural...

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...