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Will Swiss Gold Initiative transform the Gold Market?

Written October 13th, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – October 11, 2014

Podcast – Egon von Greyerz: “Nigel Farage (MEP and leader of UKIP) was recently in Switzerland to speak about the EU. His view is that the UK and all other EU members should exit the EU since it is a failed union. At the same meeting the Swiss Gold Initiative was discussed. Farage is a proponent of sound money and gold. The Gold Initiative referendum on 30 November could be a game changer for the gold market……..
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Why Hell breaks loose and Fear takes hold

Written October 3rd, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – October 2, 2014

Greyerz: “Eric, we’ve had a long period now when all news is good news for stocks, and that’s typical for a bull market. But we are now very close to a period when all news will instead be bad news for global stock markets. For instance, the mainstream media is telling people that stocks are falling because of the end of QE and the Ebola crisis.
“Previously, this type of bad news was simply ignored. But as I said, everything that comes out now will begin to add to the selloff in global stock markets. People being interviewed on KWN have discussed Ebola… Read the rest of this entry »

Will this save the Swiss financial system?

Will this save the Swiss financial system?

by Egon von Greyerz  – October 2014

swisssolidityflagOn 30 November 2014 the Swiss People has the opportunity to determine not just the fate of their own financial system but also to be the catalyst for the return to sound money in the Western World.

The “Gold Initiative” referendum November 30, 2014

On November 30th the Swiss will vote on:

  1. Returning their national gold which is held abroad back to Switzerland
  2. Requiring the Swiss National Bank to hold 20% of their assets in physical gold
  3. Prohibiting further gold sales

Money printing SNBSo why is this referendum so important?  Because Switzerland has, for hundreds of years, Read the rest of this entry »

The Financial Crisis is mainly an Energy problem

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW: Maarten van Mourik – September 2014

“The financial crisis is only partly financial but mainly an energy problem”

misunderstood-crisis-englishOn behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management, financial journalist Lars Schall talked with the Dutch economist / oil analyst Maarten van Mourik about the book “The Misunderstood Crisis: It’s the energy stupid!” Read the rest of this entry »

Money stock imploding in the U.S. and most countries

Written September 26th, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – September 25, 2014

“Greyerz: “Eric, this year we have been talking about the autumn being a critical time in terms of being an inflection point for the world economy and global markets. In every single area of the world there are problems. Japan alone has enough debt and deficits that that when it implodes it should create a worldwide depression. And China, the former growth engine of the world, is struggling. It’s important to look at the consumption of commodities in China. Right now they are declining rapidly. Then we have the shadow banking system in China which is in a massive bubble. In Europe, only one major economy, which is Germany, has kept the eurozone alive. But German growth has now come to a halt… Read the rest of this entry »

Sound money initiative will be Game changer

Written September 18th, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – September 18, 2014

“Greyerz: “Eric, we are all familiar with the fact central banks have printed many trillions of dollars in the last 2 years. This has been a futile attempt by these central banks to save their economies. But they haven’t saved a single economy in any country. All central banks have done is to exacerbate the problem by expanding their balance sheets with risky or virtually worthless assets. And the principal beneficiaries of this money printing have been the banks and big investors. Today no central bank has enough capital to cover their exposure when the next crisis starts. And, Eric, we both know that there are so many events which can trigger a crisis that would be many times greater than the one the world went through in 2008 – 2009… Read the rest of this entry »

It is better to be prepared

Written September 12th, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – September 12, 2014

“Greyerz: “Eric, I’m looking at the enormous risk of holding money or other assets in a bank. We know that banks were bankrupt in 2008, and since then nothing has changed. The balance sheets haven’t improved at the banks. The only thing that has happened is the banks now have the right to value toxic debt at maturity rather than at market value. We know that if they valued these toxic assets at market value, most banks would not survive….

In this Interview:

  • Eurozone deflation
  • Japan
  • Derivatives

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Butler and Skoyles – Weak hands in Gold shaken out

“The Matterhorn London Interviews – Aug 2014: John Butler & Jan Skoyles”

“The weak hands in the gold market have been shaken out”

Video interview:
As a September ‘encore’ in this short 5th of a series of London interviews that Lars Schall conducted for Matterhorn Asset Management this summer, Lars speaks leisurely with Jan Skoyles and John Butler about the present gold market.

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The 5 Matterhorn London Interviews with Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Alasdair Macleod, John Butler and Jan Skoyles

“The Matterhorn London Interviews – Aug 2014:

5 Video interviews:
On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management / GoldSwitzerland Lars Schall spent 4 days in London this summer to prepare and speak with 4 outspoken economists who clearly have their own take on how some of the key financial events of the last few years will pan out in the near and longer term. The below 4 interviews with Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Alasdair Macleod, John Butler and Jan Skoyles have a duration from 15 to 29 minutes. The last interview is a joint take on the gold market with Jan Skoyles and John Butler. These 5 very relaxed interviews with 4 highly educated and experienced analysts will give the viewer an interesting picture of what can be expected in years to come.

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Swiss would need to buy $70 billion gold

Written September 6th, 2014 by
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KWN weekly – September 5, 2014

Egon von Greyerz: “Looking around the world it is astounding how investors are ignoring risk in their investment strategy. Global stock markets are in bubble territory, but the massive liquidity and the lemming mentality of investors have led to a total disregard of the risks that stocks represent today….

In this Interview:

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • ECB
  • Swiss Gold Initiative

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