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Oil Rises the Most in Two Weeks as Dollar Tumbles Against Euro

Crude oil rose the most in two weeks as the dollar dropped against the euro, bolstering the appeal of commodities as an alternative investment.

Oil climbed 1.7 percent after the greenback slipped against the common currency on a report showing that German business confidence unexpectedly increased to a three-year high in September. Futures extended gains after a U.S. report showed orders for capital equipment rebounded in August.