SAN FRANCISCO – Gold futures edged lower on Friday, with prices ending lower for the week following the Federal Reserve's decision Wednesday to further taper its bond-buying program. Weakness in U.S. stocks, however, provided an overall boost to gold for the month. April gold settled at $1,239.80 an ounce on Comex, down $2.70, or 0.2% for the session. Futures prices, tracking the most-active contracts, fell 1.9% for the week but gained about 3.1% for the month, FactSet data show.
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