Gold Futures Score 1% Gain For The Week

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Gold futures settled higher Friday to score their first weekly gain in four weeks. Investors looked to the latest U.S. economic data for clues on the timing of the Federal Reserve's interest-rate hike ahead of the central bank's two-day meeting, which concludes Wednesday. August gold fell $1.20, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,179.20 an ounce. Prices rose 1% for the week.

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