Oil Prices Fall

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Here are the prices of some key commodities traded in New York on Monday:

Crude oil prices fell $1.59 to end at $77.61 a barrel.

Coffee futures slid more than 5 cents to close at $2.23 a pound.

Copper prices dropped one cent to close at $3.14 a pound.

Cocoa futures plunged $33 to settle at $2,575 a ton.

In Chicago trading, the price of wheat rose 10 cents to close at $6.19 a bushel.

The price of rice advanced 4 cents to finish at $15.99 per hundredweight.