Gold Settles Down 0.2% After Strong U.S. Economic Data

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Gold futures dipped Tuesday during the thinly-traded holiday week as strong U.S. economic data pushed the dollar higher. Gold for February delivery declined $1.80, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,178.00 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. On the other hand, silver for March delivery rose nearly 8 cents, or 0.5%, to settle at $15.87 an ounce.

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