Crude oil edges higher, other energy futures slip

AP News
Posted: Nov 19, 2013 3:40 PM

Crude oil prices are slightly higher but other energy futures are lower.

Crop prices mostly rose and metals futures barely budged Tuesday.

Oil for December delivery rose 31 cents to end at $93.34 a barrel in New York. Wholesale gasoline, heating oil and natural gas futures fell slightly.

Wheat and corn futures each rose about 1 percent but soybeans fell.

Metals prices were mostly flat. December gold edged up $1.20 to $1,273.50 an ounce, silver for delivery in the same month edged down 2.3 cents to $20.334 an ounce and December copper inched up less than a penny to $3.1575 a pound.