INSIGHTS & MARKET COMMENTARY




THE NIGHTMARE SCENARIO FOR THE WORLD

by Egon von Greyerz August 5, 2020

“Gold has no role in portfolio of wealthy clients” said the chief investment officer of Goldman Sachs’ private wealth management in the week that gold in US dollars went up by over $100 and made a new high of $1,984. Many found this statement puzzling as another Goldman department previously h […]

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GOLD – THE SINE QUA NON INVESTMENT

by Egon von Greyerz July 29, 2020

The global financial system has for half a century undergone an act of contortion that few believed was possible. This has led to a warped system with fake money and false markets. […]

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FINANCIAL SYSTEM – A HUBRISTIC SWINDLE

by Egon von Greyerz July 23, 2020

Zeus punished the hubristic King Sisyphus to roll a huge boulder up a very steep hill in Hades. Before Sisyphus reached the top, the stone rolled down and he had to start all over again. […]

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HUMPTY DUMPTY SYSTEM IS IRREPARABLE

by Egon von Greyerz July 15, 2020

What does it take to break the global financial system? Well, we obviously know what it takes since the system is already broken. Broken by debts, broken by deficits, broken by a fractured financial system, and broken by false markets as well as fake money.  […]

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BROKEN WORLD ECONOMY CANNOT ESCAPE SCYLLA & CHARYBDIS

by Egon von Greyerz July 10, 2020

As the world economy desperately tries to navigate to a safe harbour, is it going be pulled down by the six-headed monster Scylla or the Charybdis whirlpool (Homer’s Odyssey). It seems likely that Scylla is now starting to swallow parts the world before Charybdis will finish it off. […]

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WHAT POWELL AND LAGARDE TOLD THE G7?

by Egon von Greyerz July 2, 2020

The financial system has been on the verge of collapse since September 2019 when we started Repos and QE. And since then it has only got worse. The coronavirus hit us at a time when the banking system was almost down and out.  […]

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CAN TOO BIG FOR FED & ECB

by Egon von Greyerz June 24, 2020

There are lies, damned lies, and economists. Whether these economists work for the government or a bank, they spend all their time on the computer extrapolating current trends with minor adjustments.  If you want to understand the future, don’t spend your life preparing and constantly revising […]

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HISTORY TELLS US TO OWN GOLD WHEN CENTRAL BANKS RUN OUT OF CONTROL

by Egon von Greyerz June 17, 2020

“Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds” happen with regular intervals as Charles Mackay wrote about. It seems that the world experiences more delusions and madness than truth and sanity.  The pattern is always the same. The economy is never in equilibrium but moves in cy […]

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«THIS IS IT» & BIG MAC CASE FOR GOLD

by Egon von Greyerz June 11, 2020

Lynette Zang and MAM founder Egon von Greyerz, discuss Egon’s recent Tweet “THIS IS IT!” including the future of the dollar stocks, gold & silver and the gold-silver ratio. Ever since gold passed the “Maginot” price line of 1350 in 2019, the case for a secular bull market in precious metal […]

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NO PLAN B—JUST A CONTINUED DISCONNECT BETWEEN RISING MARKETS AND HARD FACTS

by Egon von Greyerz June 9, 2020

Egon von Greyerz and Grant Williams address global market risks, the now total disconnect between the recent price rise of risk assets and the current collapse in economic and social signals. They obviously also cover the role of gold as a historically consistent solution to both inevitable market v […]

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SILVER WILL EXPLODE AND FAKE MONEY COLLAPSE LIKE IN 3RD C.

by Egon von Greyerz June 2, 2020

History repeats itself with staggering similarity. The Crises of the 3rd Century and today have much in common. All empires have the seeds of their own destruction within them. So if we look back almost 2000 years to the Roman Empire we will find exactly the same symptoms as today.   […]

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US GOLD CONFISCATION WOULD BE FOLLY

by Egon von Greyerz May 28, 2020

Will gold be confiscated? Yes, of course, it could be. Desperate governments will take desperate actions. And as the world economy is now slumping into a hyperinflationary depression, unlimited money printing will cause currencies to collapse, leading to a surge in the gold price measured in worthle […]

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THE GLOBAL FOREST FIRE IS HERE

by Egon von Greyerz May 20, 2020

It drives you absolutely mad to see a whole world living a lie. How can anyone believe that the fake world the Fed and their fellow central bankers have created has anything to do with reality. […]

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SPIKING FOOD PRICES, KICK OFF INFLATIONARY ENDGAME

by Egon von Greyerz May 19, 2020

Almost 40% unemployment, while at the same time food prices are rising. Globally, up to 1.6 billion people could become unemployed, affecting […]

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TOTAL CATASTROPHE OF THE CURRENCY SYSTEM

by Egon von Greyerz May 13, 2020

As the Nasdaq makes a new high for the year, the world outside the stock market timebomb is falling apart. For example the UN agency, The International Labour Organisation (ILO) reports that 1.6 billion jobs are at risk in the global economy. That is half of the global workforce of 3.3 billion. […]

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BEWARE OF THE BEAR – HE IS SOON BACK

by Egon von Greyerz May 8, 2020

As the world economy is about to implode, very few investors realise what will hit them. The dip buyers of stocks don’t understand that it really is different this time as the world is now facing the biggest destruction of wealth in history. Stocks, bonds, and property are likely to decline by at […]

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PREPARE FOR HYPERINFLATION & INEVITABLE CURRENCY COLLAPSE

by Egon von Greyerz May 6, 2020

While the threat of global hyperinflation looms in the background, Egon von Greyerz in As Good As Gold Australia interview discusses the ramifications of governments' ongoing debasement of currencies all around the world. […]

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THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

by Egon von Greyerz May 1, 2020

Since 2006, global debt has doubled. By trying to solve a debt crisis with more debt, central banks are making it worse, and the risk grows exponentially. What is the right way to get rid of the debt? How does real estate compare to gold and silver? Watch this interview to learn the answers to th […]

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FED TO PRINT $9.5 TRILLION AND BUY ALL THE GOLD IN THE WORLD

by Egon von Greyerz April 29, 2020

The destiny of the world is now in the hands of 6 central banks. This in itself bodes extremely badly for the global financial system. This is like putting the villains in charge of the judicial system. For decades these central banks have totally abused their power and taken control of the world mo […]

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GOLD WILL RESET WITHIN SIX MONTHS – INTERVIEW BY LYNETTE ZANG

by Egon von Greyerz April 24, 2020

Is gold market going to reset in 6 months? Is there enough physical gold to satisfy the outstanding paper commitments? Egon recommended as early as 2002 for people to hold 25 – 50% of investable assets in gold, when the price was $300. It's $1725 now, and this is only the beginning. […]

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