CLOSING PRICES FOR CRUDE OIL, GOLD AND OTHER COMMODITIES

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for December delivery rose 41 cents to $42.15 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for January delivery rose 76 cents to $44.96 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for December delivery rose 1 cent to $1.18 a gallon. December heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.29 a gallon. December natural gas rose 6 cents to $2.65 per 1,000 cubic feet.Gold for December delivery rose $10.90 to $1,872.40 a...