Gold Prices Fall For The Day, But Post a Second Straight Monthly Gain

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures fell Tuesday, but prices tallied a second straight monthly gain. Uncertainty ahead of President Donald Trump's address to Congress provided some support for the metal. April gold fell $4.90, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,253.90 an ounce. Prices, which settled Monday at a three-and-a-half month high, gained roughly 3.5% for the month.

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