Gold Gains as U.S. Stocks Slip

Gold futures rose Wednesday as U.S. stocks slipped, despite employment data that showed continued labor market strength. The contract for April delivery, the most heavily traded, settled up 0.9% at $1241.80 a troy ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold futures are now up about 17% on the year, according to FactSet figures. Stocks…

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