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Dark Years & Fourth Turning
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Sep 24, 2020 | Articles 1793

Central banks will not save the world, they can’t. Because how can you solve a debt problem with more worthless debt or how can you create wealth by issuing more debt. That Ponzi scheme is now finished for a very long time. Physical gold (and silver) will in the next few years reveal the total delusion that the financial system has rested on. Investors who are not protected should take heed.

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Real Estate, Stocks & Bonds Implosion Ahead
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Sep 14, 2020 | Articles 1019

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 8272

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 31995

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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COVID 19 – A Hobgoblin
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 19, 2020 | Articles 9558

Is Covid the most perfect distraction that could have hit the world? The timing couldn’t have been more perfect for the European and American economies. We know that there were major problems in the financial system back in August-September 2019 when both the ECB and the Fed declared that they would do what it takes. And since then we have seen massive injections of liquidity in the form of QE and Repos.

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The Nightmare Scenario for the World
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 7, 2020 | Articles 11784

Obviously governments and central banks will desperately try to introduce resets, new digital currencies, do a bit of hocus pocus with debt to pretend it has disappeared. The US might even revalue its alleged stock of 8,000 tonnes of gold. But their bluff will be called. The effects of any measure governments take will only be temporary as the world realises that it really is bankrupt.

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