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Knocked off sale

They just went on sale May 5, but already the frisky price of platinum has forced the Mint to suspend sales of the four-coin 2008 platinum proof Eagle set. The set contains 1.85 troy ounces of the precious metal. At today's closing price for platinum of $2,132 an ounce, the four-coin set contains $3,944.20 in precious metal.

Individual proof platinum coins are still available from the Mint.

Gold narrowly missed the $900 mark and closed the week's trading at $899. Silver closed at $16.904.

Does this mean the downward correction in precious metals prices is over?