Crude Up $1.69 Monday



Crude oil prices climbed to $76.80 a barrel Monday, reversing a downward trend from last week. Prices settled at $75.11 Friday, marking their lowest level in nearly three months.

Natural gas prices also increased Monday, gaining 5 cents from Friday and settling at $4.17. In addition, gasoline prices rose four cents from the previous day to settle at $2.17.