Kitco/Forbes is reporting the price of gold has hit a 10 week low here and here, which are basically the same article. They say a strong US dollar and other bearish market forces are the cause.
However Craig Hemke, writing for Investing.com seems to think the precious metals market is being manipulated by some Illuminati. He makes some interesting points, even if they seem a little on the “conspiracy theory” side of the argument. Read his article here.