Matthew Piepenburg profile

Matthew Piepenburg

Matt began his finance career as a transactional attorney before launching his first hedge fund during the NASDAQ bubble of 1999-2001

Thereafter, he began investing his own and other HNW family funds into alternative investment vehicles while operating as a General Counsel, CIO and later Managing Director of a single and multi-family office. Matthew worked closely as well with Morgan Stanley’s hedge fund platform in building a multi-strat/multi-manager fund to better manage risk in a market backdrop of extreme central bank intervention/support. The conviction that precious metals provides the most reliable and longer-term protection against potential systemic risk led Matt to join MAM.

The author of the Amazon No#1 Release, Rigged to Fail, Matt is fluent in French, German and English; he is a graduate of Brown (BA), Harvard (MA) and the University of Michigan (JD). His widely respected reports on macro conditions and the changing behaviour of risk assets are published regularly at SignalsMatter.com.

How the fed played us

How the Fed Played Us—And Cornered Themselves as Recession Signs Mount

With the possible exceptions of Bill Martin and Paul Volker, history will one day confirm that the Fed is precisely…

How Long Can Lies & Control Supplant Reality & Free Markets?

The facts of surreal yet broken (and hence increasingly controlled and desperate) financial markets are becoming harder to deny and…

Gold: Chomping at the Bit for a Surge

Like a powerful horse tied to a post, gold is chomping at the bit to make a surge. Farsighted metal…

Are We Headed for Recession? Signposts and Realism

Below we look at recessionary, inflationary, and stagflationary signposts to determine the probability of whether we are headed for recession.…

Distraction as Policy While Our Economic Rome Burns

Desperation and distraction are masquerading as economic policy. Below we see how and why—and at what cost. If every time…

Hidden Bankruptcy: The Reality Behind Uncle Sam’s Inflated Bar Tab

Below, we look at The hidden bankruptcy of the US in the wake of even more inflationary forces confirmed by…

A New Currency System is Emerging

Matthew Piepenburg: A New Currency System is Emerging

Is a new currency system emerging? Debt to GDP ratios are exploding globally, and inflation and wealth inequality have reached…

Why is Gold Not Rising?

Many are asking why gold is not rising, as just about every other commodity makes new highs in the backdrop…

Nothing is real in the economy

Nothing is Real: A Visual Journey Through Market Absurdity

When it comes to modern markets, risk assets and the now normalized yet twisted tango of fiscal and monetary policy…

Paper Money Burning

Four Unreported Signs Paper Money is Dying

Below, we look at four deliberately ignored reasons why extreme liquidity is drowning paper money. Here, we look past the…

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