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At a glance: Oil falls after US job report


NEW YORK (AP) — Oil fell 2 percent Friday as traders fretted that jobs aren't growing fast enough in the U.S. to significantly boost demand for fuel.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

— Benchmark oil closed down $1.83 to $89.88 per barrel.

— Natural gas gave up a penny to end at $3.396 per 1,000 cubic feet.

— Heating oil fell 3 cents to $3.16 per gallon.

— Wholesale gasoline gained a tenth of a penny to settle at $2.95 per gallon.

On the ICE Futures Exchange in London:

Brent crude, which is used to price international varieties of oil, lost 56 cents to $112.02.


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