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
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