October 2, 2009
Crude oil prices fall overnight
Crude oil prices fell sharply overnight, dropping to nearly $69 per barrel after equities on Wall Street plunged Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 203 points in a general sell-off that marked its steepest one-day drop since July.
At the pump, the national average price for unleaded gasoline was $2.465 per gallon Friday, down from Thursday's $2.469, AAA said.