by Nate Wooley | January 11, 2013 4:31 pm
Gold declined on Friday, giving back much of the gains it made on Thursday. Today’s trading was tied downgraded predictions of U.S. fourth quarter GDP and the release of monthly trade data.
Gold futures for February delivery fell 1.03% to $1,660.60 on Friday, according to CME Group. Gold traded as high as $1,676.90 and as low as $1,653.10. Gold bullion closed in London at $1,665, according to BullionVault.
Silver futures for February delivery fell 1.65% to $30.44 per ounce. Friday’s high for silver was $30.79, while the low was $30.18.
Gold and silver funds were slightly lower in Friday trading.
Gold and silver mining ETFs were also down during the day.
Gold mining shares were mostly lower, with Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) losing the most.
Silver mining shares mostly advanced on Friday.
As of this writing, Nate Wooley has a pending buy order for SSRI. Adrian Ash of BullionVault contributed to this report.
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