MTECHTIPS- Gold trading range for the day is 29292-30090. Gold prices dropped as mostly upbeat economic data kept alive expectations for higher U.S. interest rates yet this year. The latest economic snapshot, showing a drop in weekly jobless benefits claims, injected economic optimism ahead of monthly payrolls report. Global market uncertainty, and subsequent calming factors, does continue to inject some volatility in gold markets. SELL GOLD DEC ON JUMP @ 29700 SL 29900 TGT 29550-29350. MCX.