Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

The Associated Press
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery rose $1.49 to $39.15 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for January delivery rose $1.52 to $41.23 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for December delivery rose 3 cents to $1.11 a gallon. December heating oil rose 5 cents to $1.17 a gallon. December natural gas fell 1 cent to $3.05 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for December delivery fell $14.20 to $1,896.20 an ounce. Silver for December delivery fell 44 cents to $23.89 an ounce and December copper rose 1 cent to $3.11 a pound.
The dollar fell to 104.46 Japanese yen from 104.61 yen. The euro rose to $1.1725 from $1.1705.