(Kitco News) – Gold have dropped to their session lows in morning trading Friday. The down-move in the yellow metal came as the U.S. dollar index pushed to its daily high. Some profit-taking from the shorter-term futures traders is also featured heading into the weekend. Sell stop orders were also triggered in the futures market, when chart support levels were breached on the move lower. June gold was last down $9.30 at $1,339.50.