The Matterhorn Interview

Peter Boehringer – Bundesbank argues the wrong way round

“The Matterhorn Interview – Aug 2015: Peter Boehringer”

The Bundesbank is arguing completely the wrong way round

Short Video interview (14 minutes):
On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management AG / GoldSwitzerland, Zurich, Lars Schall spoke with Peter Boehringer, initiator of the German public campaign “Bring Back Our Gold“. They discuss the importance of national gold reserves and the problematic state of the German gold reserves, officially the second largest gold reserve in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Ronald Stoeferle – I Like Contrarian Investing

“The Matterhorn Interview – July 2015: Ronald Stoeferle”

“I Like Contrarian Investing”

Short Video interview (15 minutes):
On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management AG / GoldSwitzerland, Zurich, Lars Schall spoke with Ronald Stoeferle who is an advocate of the Austrian School of Economics. On the occasion of the publication of his latest “In Gold We Trust“ report, Ronald Stoeferle talked about the performance of the gold price in 2014/15, the risk-reward perspective of gold and gold mining shares; the gold-silver ratio and the confidence bubble in central bankers and politicians.
This Vienna interview was recorded in early July.

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Mark Sleboda – The Return to ‘Great Game’ Politics

“The Matterhorn Interview – June 2015: Mark Sleboda”

“We See a Return to “Great Game” Politics in the World”

Podcast interview: (25 mins)
On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management/GoldSwitzerland, Lars Schall spoke with Mark Sleboda in Moscow, the Russian-American International Relations & Security consultant. Sleboda gives us a no-nonsense personal take on relevant issues such as the Ukraine crisis, the re-orientation of Russia towards the East of Eurasia, Moscow’s role in China’s “New Silk Road” infrastructure projects, the background of the heavy Gold buying undertaken by China and Russia and what the “New Cold War” is all about.

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Dr ‘Pippa’ Malmgren – You Don’t Fix Deflation by Introducing Inflation

“The Matterhorn Interview – May 2015: Pippa Malmgren”

“You don’t fix deflation by introducing inflation”

Podcast interview: (30 mins)
We are extremely pleased to feature Dr Philippa ‘Pippa’ Malmgren this month in a podcast interview from Lars Schall. Dr Malmgren is a top-level policy advisor/financial expert who recently published her new book “Signals – The Breakdown of the Social Contract and the Rise of Geopolitics”, a highly relevant assessment of the geopolitical and economic environment in the aftermath of the ongoing financial crisis of 2007/08.

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Nomi PRINS – The World is in Play

“The Matterhorn Interview – April 2015: Nomi Prins”

“The World is in Play”

Podcast interview: (20 mins)
We are extremely pleased to feature Nomi Prins again this month in a podcast interview from Lars Schall. In the wake of this month’s release of a Paperback version of her highly recommended bestseller “All The Presidents’ Bankers”, featuring 2014/2015 updates, she talks about the latest developments in finance and geopolitics, such as: the strength of the US dollar; the Chinese-lead Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; the relationship between Wall Street and the City of London; and the planned free-trade zones in Asia and Europe with the United States.

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Grant Williams – The low price of precious metals suits Russia well, for now

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW – March 9, 2015:
Grant Williams

“Grant Williams – The low price of precious metals suits Russia well, for now”

PODCAST INTERVIEW: In this 15 minute interview Lars Schall talks to Grant Williams about the Achilles’ heel of COMEX, that could in theory be exploited by Russia to create some financial havoc in the U.S. They also discuss the strength of the US dollar and whether there is a correlation between a strong US dollar and a weak oil price. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr Pippa Malmgren – Governments impose price on markets

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW – Febr. 23 2015:
Dr Pippa Malmgren

“Governments impose price on markets; there is no price discovery anymore”

PODCAST INTERVIEW: In this 38 minute interview Lars Schall, for Matterhorn Asset Management, speaks with Dr Pippa Malmgren, a US financial advisor and policy expert based in London. Dr Malmgren has been a member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (a.k.a. the “Plunge Protection Team”). They address, inter alia:

  • Malmgren’s recent book “Signals”; the “inflation vs deflation” debate
  • the closer ties between Russia and China
  • the future of the Euro
  • Germany’s gold reserves
  • and the phenomenon of “financial repression”
  • Moreover, Dr Malmgren explains what she foresees as the endgame of the financial crisis.

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German Gold Repatriation Most Probably Continuing

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW Xtra – Jan 3 2015:
Dimitri Speck

“The German Gold Repatriation Is Most Probably Continuing”

VIDEO INTERVIEW: In this short 6 minute interview Lars Schall, on behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management, spoke with gold market expert Dimitri Speck about the state of affairs of the German gold repatriation from the New York Fed.

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Chris Powell – GATA – There are NO free markets anymore

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW Xtra – Dec 2014:
Chris Powell of GATA

“There are NO free markets anymore, just interventions”

VIDEO INTERVIEW: On Behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management, Lars Schall recently met with Chris Powell, the Secretary/Treasurer of GATA, at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich.
The Gold Anti-Trust Action (GATA) committee seeks to expose institutional actions that undermine the freedom of gold as real money.

    In this late 2014 short 20 minute video interview Schall and Powell discuss

  • daily Central Bank activity in the gold market and the importance for central banks to control the gold space in order to control all major financial asset classes
  • gold suppression
  • the influence of Perception versus Reality
  • and more

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Pepe ESCOBAR – Blowback after blowback for the “Empire of Chaos”

THE MATTERHORN INTERVIEW – Dec 2014: Pepe Escobar

Blowback after blowback for the “Empire of Chaos”

PODCAST INTERVIEW: This month, Lars Schall talks with Pepe Escobar, foreign correspondent at Hong-Kong-based Asia Times Online.

    Escobar discusses

  • his new book “Empire of Chaos;”
  • the geopolitical worries of the Washington-New York axis
  • Russia’s countermoves in the Ukraine crisis
  • the Sino-Russian strategic energy relation
  • and last but not least his expectations for 2015. “It’s going to be a real hardcore year”

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