Gold Prices Fall on Fed Rate-Decision Worries – Wall Street Journal

Gold prices fell on Thursday as some investors trimmed their gold holdings ahead of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September policy meeting, scheduled for release later in the day.

The most actively traded contract, for December delivery, was recently down $4.50, or 0.4%, at $1,144.20 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Gold prices have marched higher in the weeks since Fed officials…