1) Fundamental: All of the world's major powers continue to print enormous amounts of paper money. Big Ben and Barack are printing at a record pace that can only lead to the debasement of our currency. Most believe that gold is the ultimate inflation safety net.
2) Technical: The gold price chart reveals a pattern recently that some describe as an "inverse" or "reverse" head and shoulders. It is believed to lead to a breakout upward in price.
Gold Chart ($/ounce) - My Recent Buy Points In Blue
Gold Chart ($/ounce) - Reverse Head & Shoulders Pattern
Reverse/Inverse Head & Shoulder Examples
Chart Source: Investopedia
$1000/ounce appears to be the major psychological barrier. I believe that a breaking of this barrier will lead to much higher prices in a short period of time.