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Gold Set for Longest Winning Run in 2 Months on Obama Win

Gold declined for the first time in three days as a stronger dollar crimped demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment.

The dollar gained as much as 0.4 percent against a basket of six currencies on concern that President Barack Obama will struggle to convince Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff after his re-election. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the region’s crisis is affecting Germany. The Standard & Poor’s GSCI Spot Index of 24 commodities slumped as much as 2.6 percent