Hyperinflationists took gold to new highs with the onset of super easy money starting with 2003 and broke all time records just shy of 2000 with QE1 and QE2.
Despite the speed with which is being created in US, China, Japan, EU and UK (through various ), monetary velocity is still decreasing in the Western world since the 2008 crisis. Therefore, and M3 which can hardly be inflated in the US through explosive student loans and various subprime junk, are already on a clear path to deflation in Europe. Soon the US and others will follow suit.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says: “ I don’t think ECB has the instruments to fight DEFLATION, to be quite frank.”
Gold is clever. Gold stopped betting on hyperinflation by 2012 and started betting on deflation against a backdrop of relentless creation to the tune of $85 bn a month by FED. And now they say, they are pulling all that away too...
The value of cash is increasing as evidenced by the relentless USD rally which implies that the value of are going to fall, starting with gold and silver . DXY broke 85 resistance and is about to break multi year triangular resistance.
This clean in Gold after 10 months of treading the also clearly argues for deflation and dramatically lower gold prices ahead. Technically, a pullback to 1270/1300 area can be expected before the downtrend resumes.