Summary Box: Gold, silver fall after economic news

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Posted: Mar 25, 2011 5:20 PM
Summary Box: Gold, silver fall after economic news

GOLD, SILVER FADE: Gold and silver prices fell Friday after the government said the economy grew faster than many economists predicted at the end of last year. That sent investors searching for riskier assets.

FALLING WHEAT: Wheat fell 6.25 cents, or 0.9 percent, to $7.3325 a bushel on hopes that the southwest portion of the Great Plains could get rain in the middle of next week.

MIXED ENERGY: Crude oil and heating oil fell, while natural gas rose.