Gold Slips as Traders Brace for US Jobs Report – Wall Street Journal

Gold prices eased on Thursday as caution ahead of key U.S. employment data outweighed support from a weaker U.S. stock market.

The most actively traded contract, for December delivery, fell $1.50, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,113.70 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Gold prices pulled lower as some investors cut back their holdings of the precious metal in anticipation of the U.S. jobs…