Benchmark US crude for March delivery fell 2 cents to $81.62 a barrel on Monday. Brent crude for March delivery rose 56 cents to $88.19 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 5 cents to $2.70 a gallon. Heating oil rose 8 cents to $3.55 a gallon in February. Natural gas rose 27 cents in February to $3.45 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for February delivery rose 40 cents to $1,928.60 an ounce. Silver for March delivery fell 38 cents to $23.55 an ounce and copper was flat at $4.26 an ounce in March…