By The Associated Press(equals)
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 44 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 13,910.42. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 6 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,501.96. The Nasdaq composite fell 11 points to 3,142.31.
Brent crude, used to price international varieties of oil, gained 54 cents to end at $114.90 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London. Oil rose 37 cents to finish at $97.94 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.Wholesale gasoline rose 6 cents to $3.03 per gallon. Natural gas rose 8 cents to $3.34 per 1,000 cubic feet. Heating oil was up about a penny at $3.12 a gallon.