MTECHTIPS- Gold trading range for the day is 29336-31256. Gold dropped as a stronger dollar and signals that Fed might be closer to raising interest rates this year drove investors out of the precious metal. Fed’s Evans said he would be “fine” with raising U.S. interest rates by year end if U.S. economic data continued to come in firm. Positive economic data usually puts pressure on gold prices as it increases expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike. SELL GOLD DEC ON JUMP @ 30350 SL 30540 TGT 30180-30000. MCX.