Gold Futures Log Second Straight Session Of Losses

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures fell Tuesday for a second session in a row, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar and expectations for an interest-rate hike at next week's Federal Reserve meeting. February gold fell $6.40, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,170.10 an ounce after losing 0.1% on Monday.

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