At a glance: Oil gains with China, falls with US

At a glance: Oil prices finish slightly higher on China manufacturing report

Associated Press

An early spike in the price of oil was short-lived on Monday, as optimism about a strong manufacturing report from China gave way to worries here at home.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange:

Benchmark crude finished up 18 cents at $89.09.

Heating oil fell less than a penny to end at $3.06 a gallon

Natural gas rose 3 cents to $3.59 per 1,000 cubic feet

Wholesale gasoline lost less than a penny to $2.73 a gallon.

On the ICE Futures Exchange in London:

Brent crude, which is used to price international varieties of oil, fell 31 cents to $110.32.

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