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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Posted on Friday, April 3rd, 2020 By The Associated Press

Benchmark crude oil rose $3.02 to settle at $28.34 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, rose $4.17 to $34.11 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 69 cents a gallon. Heating oil rose 7 cents to $1.07 a gallon. Natural gas rose 7 cents to $1.62 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold rose $8 to $1,645.70 an ounce, silver fell 16 cents to $14.49 an ounce and copper fell 3 cents to $2.19 a pound.

The dollar rose to 108.26 Japanese yen from 107.84 yen. The euro fell to $1.0811 from $1.0851.

10 Best Tech Stocks to Buy After the Market’s Historic Sell-Off

Technology stocks are among the most volatile in the market. The allure of big gains comes with the risk of sharp downturns. When the market is trending upwards, these stocks have a tendency to lead the way. Conversely, when the market is selling off, tech stocks post some of the largest losses. And in the coronavirus crash tech stocks took their usual beating.

But an interesting dynamic is happening. As stocks are trying to stage a comeback, many tech stocks are being left behind. Many of the leading tech stocks trade on the NASDAQ exchange. However, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 posted gains on March 25, the NASDAQ stayed down.

And that’s an opportunity for investors who know where to look. We’ve put together this presentation to give you ten technology stocks that look to be solid bets no matter which way the market moves. Some of the stocks you’ll see are companies that have a business model that is perfectly suited for today’s social distancing environment.

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