Oil Price Drops Sharply

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Here are the prices of some key commodities traded in New York on Thursday:

Crude oil prices slid $5.41 to end at $80.51 a barrel.

Coffee futures dropped nearly 13 cents to close at $2.39 a pound.

Copper prices fell more than 27 cents to close at $3.48 a pound.

Cocoa futures dropped $47 to close at $2,680 a ton.

In Chicago trading, the price of wheat dropped 33 cents to $6.34 a bushel.

Rice prices were off 48 cents to finish at $16.67 a hundredweight.