Gold Settles Down 0.1% For Third Day Of Declines

By Wallace WitkowskiMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures slid for a third day Monday as U.S. stocks and the dollar rallied. Gold for August delivery settled down $1.80, or 0.1%, at $1,356.60 an ounce. Meanwhile, silver for September delivery advanced 20.5 cents, or 1%, to settle at $20.304 an ounce. The S&P 500 Index was last up 0.6% at 2,142, and the U.S. Dollar Index rose 0.3% to 96.59.

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