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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 27, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 26 cents to $71.65 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for September delivery fell 2 cents to $74.48 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery was little changed at $2.31 a gallon. August heating oil fell 1 cent to...

Asian stock markets advance after Wall St rises to record

Jul. 27, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down. Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced while Hong Kong retreated. On...

Bitcoin jumps on speculation that Amazon considering crypto

Jul. 26, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bitcoin's price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency sector after it posted a job seeking a “digital currency and blockchain product lead.” Bitcoin jumped more than 14% in the past 24 hours, nearly...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 26, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery fell 16 cents to $71.91 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 40 cents to $74.50 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery rose 2 cents to $2.31 a gallon. August heating rose 2 cents to $2.15 a...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 23, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 16 cents to $72.07 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 31 cents to $74.10 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery rose 2 cents to $2.29 a gallon. August heating was unchanged at $2.13 a...

Asian markets mixed after modest gains on Wall St

Jul. 23, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Friday after major indexes edged higher on Wall Street, preserving their gains for the week. Hong Kong and Shanghai fell while Sydney and Seoul advanced. Tokyo was closed for a holiday. Surges in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 22, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $1.61 to $71.91 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose $1.56 to $73.79 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery rose 5 cents to $2.27 a gallon. August heating rose 4 cents to $2.13 a...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 21, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose $2.88 to $70.30 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for September delivery also rose $2.88 to $72.23 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery rose 9 cents to $2.22 a gallon. August heating rose 8 cents to $2.09...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Jul. 20, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded and Japanese exports surged as investors tried to figure out how rising coronavirus infections will affect the global economy. Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney advanced. Hong Kong and Seoul...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 20, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for August delivery rose $1 to $67.42 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 73 cents to $69.35 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery rose 2 cents to $2.13 a gallon. August heating rose 2 cents to $2.01 a gallon....