Summary Box: Metals fall on Greek debt concerns

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Posted: Feb 14, 2012 4:35 PM
Summary Box: Metals fall on Greek debt concerns

TARNISHED METALS: Metals fell as questions surfaced about Greece's ability to uphold austerity measures and resolve its debt crisis. Metals were also hurt by a weaker-than-expected report on U.S. retail sales.

GREEK'S STRUGGLES: Greek lawmakers have passed a package of spending cuts to try to win approval of a second bailout package. But European finance ministers canceled a meeting to discuss that funding after Greece failed to comply with several of their demands.

WINNERS, LOSERS: Oil, gasoline futures, wheat and corn fell. Heating oil, natural gas and soybeans rose.