The price of natural gas has dropped below $2 for the first time in more than a decade. Oil prices rose on positive signs for the economy and energy demand. Here's how energy futures traded on Wednesday.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Benchmark crude rose by $1.68 to finish at $102.70 per barrel;
Gasoline climbed 4.59 cents to end at $3.2955 per gallon;
Heating oil rose by 1.92 cents to finish at $3.1149 per gallon;
Natural gas gave up 4.7 cents to end at $1.984 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE Futures exchange in London:
Brent crude increased by 30 cents to finish at $120.18.
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