Gold stocks up as price falls

SPOT gold plunged $10.35 to be trading at $751.45 an ounce at 4:06pm EDT. But despite the price slump, gold plays on the Final Call watchlist were for the most part trading higher with Newcrest Mining closing the session up $1.85 at $22.50, Lihir Gold up 13c at $2.20, Sino Gold up 26c at $3.51 and Newmont Mining up 7c at $4.07.