Derivatives

The Biggest Short & The Spectacular Long
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Apr 1, 2019 | Articles 2063

The astonishing Fed again proved the consistency of its inconsistency. Since its creation in 1913, and especially after WWII, the Fed has always been behind the curve. It is hard to believe that this is just incompetence. The recent change of policy hardly seems to be part of a plan but rather another reaction to events. Looking back at the Fed’s policy decisions, it is clear that virtually all are reactive rather than proactive.

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Three Dozen Reasons To Hold Gold
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Mar 14, 2019 | Articles 3203

For anyone who doesn’t understand the necessity of owning gold, just go through the list of risks in the Time Bomb. And once you have gone through it, go through it again and again and again. The list includes 3 dozen reasons why you need to hold physical gold as protection or insurance against unprecedented global risk.

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Real Gold Price Lowest in 50 Years
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Dec 26, 2018 | Articles 5743

We are now at the end of an era which has created unreal wealth for a few and massive debt for most of the world. As all the bubble markets in stocks, bonds, property and other financial assets implode, together with the debt that has fuelled it all, 100s of trillions of dollars will just vanish and never return.

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Freegold Will Kill The Paper Gold Casino
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Dec 17, 2018 | Articles 4480

We are now in the very final stages of the most remarkable era of alchemy in the history of finance. This cycle started in 1913 with the creation of the Fed and had its death knell in 1971 when Nixon took away the gold backing of the dollar. It has been a long and slow 50 year death of the world economy and the patient has only been kept alive due to the creation of fake money, fake assets, fake (paper) gold, fake wealth, fake valuations, fake balance sheets, fake bankers, fake politicians all built on a colossal mountain of fake debt.

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The End of a Supercycle
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Nov 13, 2018 | Articles 2600

The imminent secular downturn of debt and asset markets as well as the world economy will reveal how unreal these profits were as 90% or more of all the paper wealth in the world will go up in smoke. So investors should now prepare for the biggest wealth destruction in history and also the biggest wealth transfer.

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