Natural gas for May delivery fell 0.6% to $4.083 per million British thermal units.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Natural gas got caught up in the commodity markets' decline Tuesday with spring warming up many areas of the United States, but the sector also saw plenty of deal activity.
The U.S. dollar index was falling 0.2% to $74.93, down against other major currencies, as investors flocked to safety and dovish Fed comments reverberated through the markets.
(Published at 11:59 a.m. ET) Copper futures were trading in the red Tuesday after a Goldman Sachs report warned about a top in the commodities market and the continued impact of Japan's earthquake. raising of nuclear crisis severity levels to that comparable of ones from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Copper for May delivery was falling 2.1% to $4.37 a pound as risk aversion gripped the markets.
Soybean and cotton futures were also tumbling after the Goldman Sachs report was published. May soybean futures dipped 2.9% to $13.28 1/4 a bushel and May cotton lost 3% at $1.98 a pound.
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