Space Oddity & Helicopter Money

Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 26, 2020 | 29463

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...

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What If the Debt Doesn't Matter? Is This Realistic?

Published by Philippe Herlin | Aug 24, 2020 | 57098

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...

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COVID 19 – A Hobgoblin

Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 19, 2020 | 27625

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...

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The Nightmare Scenario for the World

Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 7, 2020 | 30613

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 g...

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Gold – The Sine Qua Non Investment

Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Aug 3, 2020 | 29445

It is fascinating that only 0,5% of global financial assets are invested in the only asset that has held its purchasing power in history. In the next few years investors, from retail to institutional, will all want gold. GOLD will be the SINE QUA NON investment that everyone wants to own.

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Silver Takes Flight

Published by Cyrille Jubert | Aug 2, 2020 | 18292

Silver is expected to break through $26 resistance in mid August, before bumping into resistance at $27.50 and hanging off a bit. The level of $30 could be reached at the end of September, a deadline each year very important for the silver market.

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Financial System - A Hubristic Swindle

Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jul 26, 2020 | 38099

Gold made a temporary peak in 2011 and resumed the uptrend in 2016. The massive amounts of money that have been printed since 2006, and accelerating now in 2020, have not yet been reflected properly in the gold price. But this is what is coming next.

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