The dollar index rose slightly, putting pressure on commodities. West Texas Intermediate crude oil for November delivery shed 51 cents in late trading to $90.86 per barrel.
Natural gas added 1.8 cents to $2.942 per million British thermal units. Home heating oil lost 0.88 cents to $3.0975 per gallon. Reformulated blendstock gasoline shed 2.12 cents to $2.8012 per gallon.
At the pump, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $3.81 per gallon, up from Monday's $3.808, AAA reported.
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