Benchmark US crude for February deliveries rose 85 cents to $80.33 a barrel on Thursday. Brent crude for March delivery fell $1.18 to $86.16 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for delivery in February rose 8 cents to $2.60 a gallon. Heating oil rose 12 cents to $3.38 a gallon in February. Natural gas fell 3 cents in February to $3.28 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for February delivery rose $16.90 to $1,923.90 an ounce. Silver for March delivery was up 22 cents to $23.87 an ounce and copper was flat in March at…