MARKET WATCH: Oil, gas prices decline in disappointed markets

The front-month crude contract dropped 1% Aug. 23 in the New York futures market on fading hopes for economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve System, and natural gas was down 0.7% after the government reported a larger-than-expected injection in US underground storage.

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