Gold Marks Longest Losing Streak Since September

By Mark DeCambreMarketWatch Pulse

Gold ended lower on Tuesday, as it remained weighed down by recent hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve that an interest-rate increase could come yet this year. December gold ended $21.80, or 1.9%, lower at $1,114.10 an ounce. The four consecutive sessions of declines for the yellow metal mark its longest losing streak since Sept. 25, when the metal posted five straight sessions of losses.

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