Gold Futures Edges Higher

Gold Silver Reports — Gold Futures Edges Higher — Gold futures inched higher Friday, adding to weekly gains amid concerns about gridlock in Washington, DC, geopolitical tensions, and slumping equities. Renewed speculation that the Federal Reserve will be very cautious in raising interest rates has also given the precious metal a boost. April gold settled at $1,248.50/oz, up $1.30, or 0.1%, for a weekly gain of 1.5%.