Spot gold prices were rising $7.20, or 0.6%, to $1223.40 an ounce Tuesday afternoon.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- New York spot gold prices were stronger Tuesday afternoon as investors gravitated to the yellow metal after mixed manufacturing numbers created some confusion in the equity markets.
New York spot silver prices were falling by 10 cents, or 0.5%, to $18.46 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were decreasing $6, or 0.4%, to $1,553 an ounce, while its sister metal was also losing traction.
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New York spot palladium prices were down $6, or 1.3%, to $460 an ounce.