NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Spot gold prices have edged lower as the dollar continues to exhibit strength.

New York spot gold prices were falling $11.30, or 0.9%, to $1,200.10 an ounce Monday afternoon.
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New York spot silver prices were down 19 cents, or 1.1%, to $17.96 an ounce.
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New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were surrendering $17, or 1.1% to $1,513 an ounce, while its sister metal was losing ground.

New York spot palladium prices were falling $5, or 1.1%, to $452 an ounce.

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A handful of mining stocks were trading in the red Monday afternoon. Mining stocks offer another form of exposure to precious metals.

Stillwater Mining Company ( SWC) was falling 3% to $12.10, while Silver Wheaton ( SLW) was giving up 1.9% to $18.96.

Hecla Mining ( HL - Get Report) was losing 2.6% to $4.94, and Barrick Gold ( ABX) was down 0.2% to $43.49.

-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York.


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