Commodities starting off higher, oil up modestly

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Commodities starting off higher, oil up modestly

12-Jul-19 10:30 ET

Dow +146.51 at 27234.68, Nasdaq +14.73 at 8210.77, S&P +4.90 at 3004.81

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  • Commodities are higher (+0.4% at 80.86 as measured by the Bloomberg Commodity Index)
  • Dollar index is higher (-0.03% at 97.02)
  • Looking at energy:
    • Aug WTI crude oil futures are now +$0.16 (+0.2%) at $60.36/barrel
    • In other energy, Aug natural gas is +$0.06 (+2.4%) at $2.47/MMBtu
  • Moving on to metals:
    • Aug gold is currently +$2.95 (+0.2%) at $1409.65/oz, while Jul silver is +$0.01 at $15.16/oz
    • Sept copper is now -$0.01 at $2.68/lb