Spot gold prices were falling $22.20, or 1.9%, to $1,159.90 an ounce Tuesday afternoon.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Spot gold prices have been falling with the equity markets, which took a beating after The Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index retreated again in July.
New York spot silver prices were down 52 cents, or 2.9%, to $17.66 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were surrendering $16, or 1%, to $1,530 an ounce, while its sister metal was losing ground.
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