Gold, silver lower

NEW YORK (AP) — The October gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,736.00 an ounce -- down $22.

The current silver contract on the "NYMEX" closed at $32.70 an ounce -- down 93 cents.

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