Miners in Burkina Faso face some changes.

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=2ddb74c3-2de5-4bb4-9614-902b43e29f66

That, mixed with the ongoing conflict, and the regular organized cabal of naked shorts, and you have what we see here.

What will change it?

1) Gold over $2000 PPS $4.00

2) Some resolution in the conflict. PPS $5.00

3) Details of the new BK govm't plan that are reasonable for miners. PPS $6.00

4) Along with continued good earnings and new discovery. PPS $10.00

5) Naked shorts forced to cover.  PPS $18.00