Gold Futures Gain 2.2% For The Week, Up a Fourth Week In a Row

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Gold futures settled with a modest gain on Friday to tally a weekly climb of more than 2% as uncertainty surrounding the U.S. election continued to boost the yellow metal's appeal as a safe-haven investment. December gold rose $1.20, or less than 0.1%, for the session to settle at $1,304.50 an ounce. For the week, prices rose 2.2%--marking their fourth straight weekly gain.

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