Archive for March, 2009

G20 meeting will fail

Written March 30th, 2009 by
Categories: Egon von Greyerz' Newsletters, Latest Articles

This week there will be a meeting between G20 leaders and central bankers in London to save the world economy.

Let us make it very clear – the meeting is bound to fail. There is no chance that the G20 leaders will reach an agreement that will save the world economy. Even two world leaders can’t agree on how solve the biggest global financial crisis that the world has ever encountered, never mind twenty.  Each one of twenty leaders has a different political agenda and they will all blame each other, so there is no possibility whatsoever that the meeting will result in more than the normal platitudes about cooperation  to solve the crisis. Both Merkel and Sorkozy have already rejected Gordon Brown’s proposed stimulus package and that is before the meeting has even started. Read the rest of this entry »

A Devalued Gordon Brown

In our February Newsletter we discussed the bankrupt UK econony. MEP (Member of European Parliament) Daniel Hannan makes a scathing attack on Gordon Brown and his failure in running the UK economy,  in the video clip below. This is an outstanding and extremely articulate speech accusing a devalued Prime Minister for having run the UK out of money. A MUST SEE! Read the rest of this entry »

Bankers beware

by Egon von Greyerz

The incitement to violence is gaining momentum and the latest example is an article in the Daily Mail:

Seize their Porches and throw them in jail! Shameless bankers are worse than Train Robbers Read the rest of this entry »

Quantitative easing = Unlimited printing

by Egon von Greyerz

The Fed decided yesterday to spend another $ 1.15 trillion to try to save the financial system. They will spend $ 750 billion to  buy mortgage backed securities and $ 300 billion to buy long term Tresuries.

These purchases will make the Fed’s balance sheet baloon to $ 4 trillion. Most of their assets will consist of worthless and unmarketable paper. Read the rest of this entry »

The alchemist invests in gold

by Egon von Greyerz

Everything the world’s most successful hedge fund manager has touched in the last couple of years has turned to gold. Now he is also investing in gold. This will be the first of many fund purchases of undervalued gold shares. Read the rest of this entry »