Gold Prices: What Happened to the Rise?

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One of the more confusing things for investors right now is why gold prices aren't going through the roof.

As the Fed, European banks, China and Japan pump massive amounts of money into global markets, investors are scratching their heads when they look at the price of gold.

Since reaching the $1,800 an ounce level shortly after QE3 was announced, gold has treaded down to its current level of around $1,650.

Money Morning's Shah Gilani appeared on FOX Business Network's "Varney and Co." program Thursday morning to explain why gold could be slipping - especially at a time when paper currencies aren't worth what they used to be.

As Gilani explains, there are more gold sellers than buyers right now. But why?

Watch the accompanying video to hear Gilani's full analysis on the year-end selling pressure on gold prices.