Gold and most other metals are ending lower, with the exception of copper. Energy prices rose.

Gold and most other metals are ending lower, with the exception of copper. Energy prices rose.

Gold for December delivery fell $11.80 to $1,313 an ounce. September silver lost 5.2 cents to $19.628 an ounce. Copper rose, while platinum and palladium fell.

The price of oil rose above $105 a barrel, a day after hitting a four-week low. Crude for September delivery rose $1.95 to $105.03 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Other energy contracts were also higher.

In agricultural futures trading, December corn rose 1.5 cents to $4.79 a bushel. September wheat rose 9 cents to $6.6425 a bushel and November soybeans rose 3.25 cents to $12.0625 a bushel.