Gold prices melted Friday along with the stock market and the dollar as traders took profits amid a lack of major economic news or data releases. Spot gold prices dipped 0.48% to $1,759.80 an ounce. SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) slipped 0.65% to 170.21 a share. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) dropped 1.45% to 51.71. PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish (UUP), tracking the greenback against a basket of major currencies, eased 0.14% to 21.83.