Editor’s Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! Credit Suisse says it remains upbeat on gold prices, although the bank’s full-year average price forecast is around current levels. As of 9:12 a.m. EDT, spot gold was $8.90 softer at $1,278.50 an ounce. “We remain positive on gold prices in 2019 owing to a number of macro factors,” Credit Suisse says. “We continue to believe gold miners will operate against a backdrop of higher gold prices YoY [year-on-year] in 2019, and we (conservatively) estimate an average gold price of ~US$1,280/oz in 2019. Gold is being supported by ongoing geopolitical issues (U.S.-China trade war and Brexit, among others), concerns around slowing global economic growth and recession fears, and a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve (no rate hikes in 2019).” A resilient U.S. dollar is making it hard for gold to hang onto any gains, says Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM. Gold is under pressure Tuesday, falling $8.90 to $1,278.50 an ounce as of 9:12 a.m. EDT. “Broadly, global risk sentiment has been supporte...