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Archegos & Credit Suisse – Tip Of The Iceberg
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Apr 8, 2021 | Articles 3886

Warren Buffett called derivatives financial weapons of mass destruction and he is absolutely right. Greedy bankers have now built derivatives to a self-destructive nuclear weapon. Archegos shows the world that an unknown smaller hedge fund can get credit lines of $30 billion or more that quickly leads to contagion and uncontrollable losses.

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Gold Rises as Financial Faith Weakens
Published by Matthew Piepenburg | Apr 5, 2021 | Articles 649

Despite all the reasons discussed in preceding reports (i.e., money supply, commodity super cycles, deficit spending, and governmental credit guarantees to commercial banks) as to what we see as the current as well as future inevitability of rising inflation, there are many credible individuals, including those who strongly favor gold, who see a very different horizon.

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Inflation, Crypto, Command Economies and Gold
Published by Matthew Piepenburg | Mar 29, 2021 | Articles 1450

Gold is a wise investment in an increasingly broken, desperate and hence repressive environment. But how one purchases, owns and secures it is a critical matter. Individuals going forward will have more freedoms than regulated institutions to hold portions of their wealth outside of such openly and increasingly centralized financial systems.

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Why Buy Gold When There Is Bitcoin & Tesla
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Mar 24, 2021 | Articles 9634

I often hear complaints that gold is a useless investment since it doesn’t go up fast enough. Bitcoin and Tesla are much more exciting so why should an investor hold gold – an incredibly dull investment for the majority of people. If I tell investors that it is absolutely critical to hold gold for wealth preservation purposes as the world financial system is the biggest bubble in history, most would ignore or ridicule me. And if I tell them that the dollar and most currencies are down 97-99% since 1971 against gold and down 85% since 2000, they would yawn. They are only interested in their nominal stock market gains not understanding that they have gained nothing in real terms.

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