Considering the action in the gold price this past week, along with all the sudden negative sentiment from entities like Goldman $achs, Soc Gen (especially funny as they said in June 2012 that gold could go as high as $8500), etc, one has to consider whether there was something more sinister behind it all.  Now, don’t take it from me. Here is an article you might find interesting that quotes Paul Craig Roberts, former Asst. Secretary of the Treasury during the Reagan administration: read it here.