by Chris Mullen, Gold-Seeker.com
[…] The Metals:
Gold fell $4.90 to $1346.40 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 0.15%. Silver rose to as high as $20.641 and ended with a gain of 0.44%.
Euro gold rose to about €1212, platinum gained $12.50 to $1154, and copper fell a few cents to about $2.20.
Gold and silver equities fell over 1% in the first ten minutes of trade, but then then bounced back higher into the close and ended with over 1% gains.