Gold and silver prices are slightly lower and crude oil prices are higher as rig operators in the Gulf of Mexico braced for a storm.
Agricultural futures ended mixed.
Traders were keeping a close eye on the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, which entered a fourth day Friday.
Gold for December delivery edged down $7.70 to $1,309.90 an ounce. December silver fell 3.4 cents to $21.752 an ounce.
Copper, palladium and platinum futures rose.
Crude oil for November delivery rose 53 cents to $103.84 in New York as offshore oil rigs in the Gulf braced for Tropical Storm Karen.
December wheat fell 2.25 cents to $6.87 a bushel and November soybeans rose 6.75 cents to $12.95 a bushel. December corn rose 4 cents to $4.4325 a bushel.