Gold prices are slightly higher in early action Tuesday, after scoring another three-week low in overnight dealings. Bullish fundamental news in the gold market has been scarce recently, while the overall technical posture in gold favors the bearish camp. December Comex gold was last up $2.80 at $1,283.90 an ounce. Spot gold was last quoted up $2.90 at $1286.25. December Comex silver last traded down $0.027 at $21.26 an ounce.