Gold Price Crosses $1,800



Gold briefly crossed the $1,800 mark on Aug. 10, two days
after it first crossed the $1,700-an-ounce benchmark.

COMEX gold futures hit $1,801 an ounce, before backing down.
At press time, the metal was trading at $1,785 an ounce.

The price of gold has once again notched a higher level than
platinum
, which at press time was trading at $1,763 an ounce.

Analysts called the metal’s continued strength a reaction to
economic uncertainly.