NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ Shares of some top gold companies are down at 1 p.m.:

Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.43 or 1.2 percent, to $34.16.

Gold Fields fell $.09 or .7 percent, to $12.11.

GoldCorp. fell $.46 or 1.2 percent, to $37.02.

Newmont Mining Corp. fell $.32 or .7 percent, to $44.87.

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