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Commodities and the DollarCrude oil for September delivery gained 59 cents to settle at $78.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodity markets, the December gold contract traded $12.70 higher to settle at $1,183.90 an ounce. The dollar was trading lower against a basket of currencies, with the dollar index down nearly 0.1%.