Summary Box: Gold prices fall on profit-taking

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Posted: Aug 23, 2011 3:50 PM
Summary Box: Gold prices fall on profit-taking

GOLD DIP: Gold prices fell after six days of gains Tuesday as investors moved money back into stocks. Some analysts believe investors will start buying gold again if the price falls enough.

MIXED BAG: Other metals were mixed. Energy and agriculture products ended higher.

WHAT'S NEXT: Investors are looking ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech Friday at the Fed's annual retreat in Wyoming. There is speculation that Bernanke may offer hints about future action, however limited, to support the U.S. economy.