NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil jumped nearly 5 percent, the highest in more than a month, after the government reported a sharp rise in jobs growth for July.
Here's a breakdown of how energy prices traded Friday:
On the New York Mercantile Exchange:
Crude: rose $4.27 to end the day at $91.40 per barrel;
Gasoline: added 6.1 cents to finish at $2.931 per gallon;
Heating oil: added 8.4 cents to finish at $2.926 per gallon;
Natural gas: dropped 4.3 cents to finish at $2.877 per 1,000 cubic feet.
On the ICE futures exchange:
Brent crude: rose $3.04 to finish the day at $108.94 per barrel.