Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities and forex levels
Benchmark US crude for August delivery fell $1.17 to $72.20 a barrel on Wednesday. Brent crude for September delivery fell $1.10 to $73.43 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for August delivery fell 2 cents to $2.21 a gallon. August heating fell 1 percent to $2.09 a gallon. August natural gas fell 4 cents to $3.60 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for delivery in August rose by $7.90 to $1,802.10 an ounce. Silver for delivery in September fell 4 cents to $26.13 an ounce and September copper rose 7 cents to $4.32 an pound.
The dollar remained unchanged at 110.63 JPY. The euro fell from $1.1826 to $1.1805.