26.02.2009 - Oil up 6 pct as demand rises; copper, grains follow
From Reuters: Signs of a recovery in U.S. energy demand boosted crude oil prices by 6 percent on Wednesday, helping copper and grains markets to a higher close as well. Gold continued its losing streak, closing down for a third straight session as investors backed away from the so-called "safe haven" after rediscovering an appetite for oil and other riskier commodities. The dollar's persistent strength [USD/] also weighed on the precious metal..... Full Article: Source