Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery rose 83 cents to $73.67 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude for March delivery rose 85 cents to $78.69 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 1 cent to $2.27 a gallon. February heating oil was unchanged at $2.97 a gallon. February natural gas fell 45 cents to $3.72 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for February delivery fell $18.40 to $1,840.60 an ounce. Silver for March delivery fell 54 cents to $23.42 an ounce and March copper rose 8 cents to $3.82 a pound.
The dollar rose to 133.20 Japanese yen from 132.63 yen. The euro fell to $1.0529 from $1.0606.
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