Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 74 cents to settle at $41.01 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 63 cents to $44.15 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 3 cents to $1.21 a gallon. September heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September natural gas rose 30 cents to $2.10 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for December delivery rose 40 cents to $1,986.30 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose 20 cents to $24.42 an ounce and September copper rose 4 cents to $2.91 a pound.

The dollar rose to 105.99 Japanese yen from 105.78 yen. The euro fell to $1.1759 from $1.1788.