Thursday, April 12, 2012 5:09 pm
Summary Box: Copper rises on positive China report
By The Associated Press
TRADE BOOST: Commodities also benefited from a report that the U.S. trade deficit shrank in February to $46 billion and exports rose to an all-time high.
WINNERS, LOSERS: Prices for gold, silver, oil, wheat, corn and soybeans rose. Natural gas fell slightly.