Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 4 cents to $43.39 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery fell 22 cents to $45.64 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for September delivery fell 4 cents to $1.36 a gallon. September heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.24 a gallon. September natural gas fell 3 cents to $2.46 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for December delivery rose $29.40 to $1,952.50 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose $1.18 to $27.45 an ounce and September copper rose 3 cents to $2.96 a pound.

The dollar fell to 106.03 Japanese yen from 106.35 yen. The euro fell to $1.1816 from $1.1834.