Gold prices fall for the session, tally a loss for the week

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Gold prices fell by more than 1% on Friday, as better-than-expected November growth in U.S. jobs supported a rise in the stock market and the dollar, dulling haven demand for the precious metal. February gold lost $18, or 1.2%, to settle at $1,465.10 an ounce, with prices for the most-active contract losing roughly 0.5% for the week, according to FactSet data.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

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