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Gold futures prices push above $1,800, hit 8.5-year high, as bulls hit the accelerator

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(Kitco News) - Gold futures are trading solidly up and at daily highs in late-morning action Tuesday, hitting an 8.5-year high just above $1,800.00 as traders stepped in to buy the early dip in prices, in a market that is technically very bullish and just got more so. Now, the powerful yellow metal bulls are setting their sights on the all-time high of $1,920.70 in Comex futures, set in September of 2011. August gold was last up $15.70 at $1,797.00.F

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