BROAD DECLINES: Most commodity prices declined as signs of slower economic growth emerged in Europe, where leaders worked to resolve the crippling debt crisis. They met to discuss ways to jump-start economic growth and create jobs.
EYES ON GREECE: Investors awaited news that a debt agreement for Greece had been finalized. Meanwhile, France lowered its 2012 economic growth forecast, and Spain said its economy shrank in the fourth quarter.
UP FOR THE MONTH: Despite the broad sell-off, most commodities are higher for the month. The main exceptions are wheat, corn, soybeans and natural gas.