Gold Down 1.8% As Other Metals Plunge

By Myra P. SaefongMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled lower on Tuesday, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar as investors showed disappointment over the metal's failure to get a haven-related boost from financial uncertainty in Greece. August gold dropped $20.60, or 1.8%, to settle at $1,152.60 an ounce on Comex. September silver also fell 5%. September copper lost 3.6% to end at $2.447 a pound to log a six-year low.

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