NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ Shares of some top gold companies were down at the close of trading:

Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.12 or .4 percent, to $31.51.

Gold Fields fell $.35 or 3.1 percent, to $10.81.

GoldCorp. fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $33.67.

Newmont Mining Corp. fell $.37 or .9 percent, to $42.90.

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