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The Biggest Short & The Spectacular Long
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Apr 1, 2019 | Articles 2031

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 3188

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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Times A-Changin’ – But Gold Permanent
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jan 16, 2019 | Articles 3225

What makes gold the most obvious wealth preservation investment and insurance against a false financial system is its permanence. The proof of this is indisputable since gold is the only money that has survived for 5,000 years. Ephemeral financial systems and currencies come and go, so do empires. But gold survives them all. As JP Morgan stated: “Money is gold and nothing else”.

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