Closing Costs for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Brent crude oil for September delivery fell 98 cents to $43.31 per cone.

Wholesale gas for August delivery dropped 2 cents to $1.26 a gallon. August heating oil dropped 2 cents to $1.25 per gallon. August natural gas climbed 10 cents to $1.79 a 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for August delivery climbed $24.90 to $1,890 an ounce, silver for September delivery dropped 16 cents to $22.99 per ounce and September aluminum increased 1 cent to $2.94 per pound.

The dollar dropped to 106.74 Japanese yen from 107.24 yen. The euro climbed to $1.1609 from $1.1569.