Jim Sinclair – Why Gold Was Smashed Today & What’s Next

Posted at 10:35 AM (CST) by & filed under King World News.

Click here to listen to the full audio interview…

Dear CIGAs,

With gold trading down over $60 and silver lower by more than $2, today King World News interviewed legendary Jim Sinclair. When asked about the action in gold, Sinclair stated, “Statements made by Mrs. Merkel, in Germany, this morning would have us believe that both the US Fed and Germany’s influence on the ECB would result in a willingness to accept a severe deflation, rather than willingness to accept a severe inflation. The selling (in gold) sent some of the fundamental guys out of their positions in gold, which affected the technicals.”

Jim Sinclair continues:

“Technical analysis, when looked at, is really everybody looking at the same thing.  So the sellers are chasing each other trying to find the bid.  I believe that what started all of this is purely political in nature.  I firmly believe there is no political will, on the planet anywhere, but especially in the Western world, to invite a severe deflation.

As the deflationary forces continue to surface you will see the absolute opposite.  I firmly believe you are more apt to have QE to infinity than you are to welcome rising unemployment and declining business activity.”

When asked about the technical damage in the gold market, Sinclair stated, “It isn’t really longer-term.  The technical damage right here and now is something that from today’s lows could be corrected in a few days, easily repairable.

You’ve got support between $1,549 and $1,577.  You’ve also got it overlaying $1,519 to $1,572.  There is every possibility that you’ve seen the absolute worst of this as we’re talking now.

The most important thing is volatility.  One thing this shows you, and it increases continually, is this is the wildest chop we’ve ever been in, in the history of trading gold, in terms of ups and downs.  It means to me that gold is going to rise to prices even higher than I expected….