Energy and metals were posting gains in the commodities market Wednesday, including an increase in oil that put futures back above $65.
Oil was lately up 52 cents at $65.10 a barrel, and heating oil was higher by 3 cents at $1.88 a gallon in New York. Gasoline was gaining 3 cents to $2.24 a gallon.
Natural gas sat out the rally and slipped 1 cent to $7.59 per million British thermal units.
Gold was up 60 cents at $688.30 an ounce, and silver was rising 4 cents to $13.96 an ounce. Copper was tacking on 4 cents to $3.60 a pound, and July platinum edged up 60 cents to $1,312.10 an ounce.
Cocoa and sugar were trading to the upside, but coffee, cotton and frozen concentrated orange juice lost ground. In Chicago, corn, soybeans, wheat and ethanol were stronger.
The CRB Index was adding 2 points to 313.