NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Spot gold prices have been showing robustness amid signs of a cooling U.S. economy.
Spot gold prices were firming up $11.10, or 0.9%, to $1,254.50 an ounce Friday afternoon.
New York spot silver prices were adding 41 cents, or 2.2%, to $19.09 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were up $9, or 0.6%, to $1,568 an ounce, while its sister metal was gaining ground.
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New York spot palladium prices were rising $5, or 1.1%, to $477 an ounce.
Mining stocks were trading in positive territory Friday afternoon. Mining stocks offer another form of exposure to precious metals.
Stillwater Mining Company
was rising 6.3% to $13.18, while
was advancing 5.9% to $21.30.
was increasing 5.3% to $5.78, and
was popping 4.8% to $46.71.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York
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