Economics

Italy, Hyperinflation and Gold
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jun 18, 2018 | Articles 1035

My advice to investors is to learn from the recent economic problems/disasters in Turkey, Argentina and Venezuela. Any amount of personal gold, even very small, would have saved the holders in these countries from misery. It is also now critical to heed the strong warning signs of deep trouble coming in Europe, Japan and the USA.

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Gold Is Good – Greed Is No Good
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | May 22, 2018 | Articles

It can’t happen here! What is happening in Venezuela and Argentina cannot occur in Western economies. That’s at least what markets believe with stocks and most bubble assets remaining in cloud cuckoo land. Rates in Argentina have just gone to 40% to protect the currency. Anyone who believes that rates in the US will remain at current low levels or that German and Japanese rates will remain negative has a massive shock coming.

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The French Wealthier than the Germans – Really?
Published by Philippe Herlin | May 17, 2018 | Articles

The whole of French wealth owned by individuals totalled 5.233 Trillion euro at the third quarter of 2017, up 8.5% year-to-year. This is the equivalent of 178,200 euro of gross financial wealth per household. It means that French households were 15% richer than their German counterparts (107,700 euro) in the third quarter of 2017. Where are going these “record” savings?

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Going Ahead With the European Banking Union: As For Deposit Guarantees, Every Man for Himself
Published by Philippe Herlin | May 3, 2018 | Articles

As stated by La Tribune, “Emmanuel Macron wishes the implementation of the European Banking Union – a system for joint management of bank failures – to be finalised as soon as possible in order to draw lessons from the Euro zone’s debt crisis.” Well, alright, but why is it so urgent? Is the French President aware of any disturbing report on the French banks?

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