Gold Falls on Pressure From Stronger Dollar, US Rate Doubts – Wall Street Journal

Gold prices pulled lower Friday as a firmer dollar and jitters ahead of next week’s Federal Reserve decision weighed on traders’ appetite for the haven asset.

The most actively traded contract, for December delivery, was recently down $7, or 0.6%, at $1,102.30 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Gold has faced a beating in recent months as anticipation of tighter U.S. monetary policy…