Commodities end broadly lower

Metals prices fell across the board. However, Silver fell more than other metals.

Gold for December delivery fell $8.10 to $1,302.40 an ounce. September silver fell 19.20 cents to $19.72 an ounce.

Copper, platinum and palladium also fell.

September copper fell 0.45 cents to $3.168 a pound, October platinum fell $3.40 to $1,448.10 an ounce and September palladium fell $5.50 to $735.20 an ounce.

Energy prices ended lower.

Crude oil for September delivery fell 38 cents to close at $106.56 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

In other energy trading, heating oil fell 2 cents to $3.05 a gallon, natural gas fell 3 cents to $3.32 per 1,000 cubic feet and wholesale gasoline fell 4 cents to $2.95 a gallon.