SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Crude-oil futures turned lower, while gold futures added to losses, as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Tuesday testimony to Congress has offered little to boost any hopes of further economic stimulus soon. The dollar
rallied against the euro, and investors fled assets considered riskier. Crude for August delivery recently declined 58 cents, or 0.7%, to $87.83 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold for the same month's delivery was off $18.20, or 1.1%, to $1,573.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the Nymex. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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