Benchmark US crude oil for April delivery fell from $ 4.60 to $ 60 per barrel on Thursday. Brent crude oil for delivery in May fell $ 4.72 to $ 63.28 a barrel.
Wholesale gasoline for April delivery fell 11 cents to $ 1.94 per gallon. April heating oil fell 12 cents to $ 1.78 a gallon. April natural gas fell 5 cents to $ 2.48 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Gold for April delivery rose $ 5.40 to $ 1,732.50 an ounce. Silver for May delivery rose 29 cents to $ 26.35 per ounce and May copper fell 1 cent to $ 4.11 per pound.
The dollar fell from 108.86 yen to 109.00 Japanese yen. The euro fell to $ 1.1915 from $ 1.1979.