WHEAT GAIN: Wheat prices advanced amid questions about whether a dry winter could stunt the crop's growth.
DOLLAR WATCH: The dollar grew weaker against other currencies. Since commodities are priced in dollars, a weaker dollar makes them more lucrative for buyers who use foreign currencies.
WHAT'S NEXT: Many commodity traders and investors are awaiting the outcome of next week's elections and Federal Reserve meeting to see if new trends emerge. If the policymakers decide to start a bond-buying program, it could pressure the dollar.