NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ Shares of some top gold companies were down at the close of trading:
Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.14 or .5 percent, to $28.91.
Gold Fields Ltd ADS unchanged at $8.00.
GoldCorp. fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $32.62.Newmont Mining Corp. fell $.68 or 1.7 percent, to $39.25.