US crude, the benchmark for December deliveries, rose 64 cents to $86.47 a barrel on Thursday. Brent crude for January delivery rose $1.02 to $93.67 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for December deliveries rose 3 cents to $2.57 a gallon. Heating oil in December fell 9 cents to $3.57 a gallon. Natural gas rose 37 cents to $6.24 per 1,000 cubic feet in December.

Gold for December delivery rose $40 to $1,753.70 an ounce. Silver for December delivery was up 37 cents to $21.70 an ounce and copper for December was up 6…