Commodities Rise On Budget Talks, Economic News
Natural gas fell sharply after the Energy Department said natural gas supplies rose last week. The inventory level is 5.2 percent above the five-year average. Natural gas fell 15.3 cents, or 4 percent, to end at $3.648 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Agricultural contracts were mixed. Wheat for March delivery fell 5.75 cents to end at $8.855 per bushel and March corn fell 5.25 cents to $7.5875 per bushel. January soybeans rose 1.75 cents to $14.48 per bushel.
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