IS 50% OF WESTERN CENTRAL BANK GOLD GONE?

IS 50% OF WESTERN CENTRAL BANK GOLD GONE? By Egon von Greyerz We have recently had some significant news about the sovereign gold market that makes the unclarity even more unclear. Central banks and the BIS in Basel go to great length to tell the world absolutely nothing about their gold dealings. All transactions are […]

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GOLD REVEALS ILLUSORY GAINS

GOLD REVEALS ILLUSORY GAINS By Egon von Greyerz Investors in most countries make the mistake of measuring their returns based on their home market and their domestic currency. This might have worked when they only had access to their local investment market. But that time is long gone. Now we have a global economy and […]

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THE INVESTMENT SECRET OF THE 2000s AND IT HAS BUT STARTED

THE INVESTMENT SECRET OF THE 2000s AND IT HAS BUT STARTED By Egon von Greyerz For most investors, there is only one asset class on the horizon. Whether it is the professional or private investor, when they consider investing, stocks will always be first on their list. And if we exclude all debt instruments, the […]

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Stocks, Bonds And Metals Will Shock Markets In 2017

Stocks, Bonds And Metals Will Shock Markets In 2017 By Egon von Greyerz We are now approaching the final mania in markets. The Dow seems to be on its last swansong. Investors have been determined to take it up to 20,000. So far, the market has been twelve points from this magic level. At the […]

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Flation And The Surge Of Silver

Flation And The Surge Of Silver By Egon von Greyerz “Flation” is guaranteed in the next few years. We will see in-flation, stag-flation, hyperinflation and de-flation. Many of these flations will happen simultaneously. Currently we have major monetary inflation combined with asset inflation. Credit growth and money printing have in recent years benefited the ailing […]

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As Europe’s Financial System Fails, Gold Will Rise

As Europe’s Financial System Fails, Gold Will Rise By Egon von Greyerz “The Die is Cast” for Europe and the EU. This is what Caesar said when he crossed the Rubicon in 49 BC marching towards Rome, leading to a major change in Europe’s history. The Italian referendum which took place on December 4 had […]

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Buy A House For 2.6 Ounces Of Gold

Buy A House For 2.6 Ounces Of Gold By Egon von Greyerz Few people realise the coming bargains in all asset markets within the next five years or so. Stocks, bonds and property will be fractions of current prices. I discussed in last week’s article how I expect stocks and property to decline maybe as […]

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Trump Will Grow US Debt Exponentially

Trump Will Grow US Debt Exponentially By Egon von Greyerz There is a total misunderstanding of the role of gold and why it is so critical to own physical gold. Gold should not be bought or sold based on rumours or events. In connection with the US election, gold moved for totally the wrong reasons. […]

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Gold Has No Place In A Modern Monetary System!

Gold Has No Place In A Modern Monetary System! By Egon von Greyerz Money printing and debt is just the most beautiful scheme invented by governments to make ends meet and give the people whatever they want. In this perfect system, it makes not the slightest difference if the budget doesn’t balance. Conventional methods of […]

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There will never be a sound currency system

There will never be a sound currency system By Egon von Greyerz As the gold market takes a break in its journey to much higher levels, it is good to step back a bit and understand why gold has appreciated so dramatically in the last 100 years and why this will continue for many years […]

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Gold Is Near The 2011 Highs

Gold Is Near The 2011 Highs By Egon von Greyerz There are a lot of people who are concerned about the performance of gold and the fact that the price after four years of correction is still so far from the high. The mistake that most people make is to measure gold in US dollars. […]

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The Gold Manipulators Will Be Punished

The Gold Manipulators Will Be PunishedBy Egon von Greyerz The selling of gold we saw last week was another desperate attack by the BIS and some central banks, together with the bullion banks, to manipulate the gold market lower. We saw over 40% of annual production of gold being sold last week which is 1,000 […]

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The Current Gold Price Is A Gift

The Current Gold Price Is A Gift By Egon von Greyerz Two millennia ago, according to the bible, three wise men came to offer Jesus the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. The peak of the Roman Empire is considered to be at the time Jesus was born although it took until 476 AD until […]

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The World is on the Edge of a Deflationary Black Hole

THE WORLD IS ON THE EDGE OF A DEFLATIONARY BLACK HOLEBy Egon von Greyerz The world economy is now at its most dangerous point in history. In virtually every major country or region, there are problems of a magnitude which individually could trigger a collapse of the financial system. Because of the interconnectivity of the […]

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The Six Presidents Causing US Bankruptcy

The Six Presidents Causing US Bankruptcy By Egon von Greyerz Since Reagan came to power in 1981, the US has had a total of five presidents who have spent ever increasing amounts of money to hang on to power and buy votes. This has resulted in the most extraordinary money printing venture in history. It […]

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