Platinum, palladium fall on oversupply, weak China demand. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 4- Gold retreated from intraday highs on Tuesday as the dollar moved higher and a voting member of the U.S. Gold prices fell from their highs after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said it would take "significant deterioration" in the U.S. economy for him to not support a...» Read More
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