Gold posts loss as fears resurface about Europe
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures ended lower Tuesday, losing some steam mid-session as the dollar kept higher and U.S. equities and crude futures also traded lower amid renewed concern about the euro zone. Gold for August delivery lost $9.30, or 0.6%, to $1,579.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Other metals futures ended lower as well, with silver the top loser. The September contract declined 56 cents, or 2.1%, to settle at $26.88 an ounce.