Financial crisis

Real Estate, Stocks & Bonds Implosion Ahead
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Sep 14, 2020 | Articles 934

In this recent interview with SBTV (Silver Bullion Television), Matterhorn Asset Management founder, Egon von Greyerz, places his seminal focus on risk management in the specific context of precious metals. Egon begins with a father-of-the-bride speech given in 2002, in which he encouraged guests to buy gold. In the 18 years since he raised his glass, gold has increased by 7.5X…

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Space Oddity & Helicopter Money
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 26, 2020 | Articles 7570

Since the end of 2006, the major central banks (Fed, ECB, BOJ & PBOC) have increased their balance sheets from $5 trillion to $25.5t today. The great majority of the extra $20t created since 2006 has gone to prop up the financial system. And even with these $20t the world economy is more rudderless than it has ever been.

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What If the Debt Doesn't Matter? Is This Realistic?
Published by Philippe Herlin | Aug 24, 2020 | Articles 30986

I mean, what if the debt wasn't serious? What if the explosion of its amount all over the world since the coronavirus crisis had no harmful consequences? What if we could even get rid of some of it without incurring any damage? This is the little tune we hear from those who want more and more public spending, who believe that only public spending can get us out of the rut, that we have to keep printing money.

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