Economics



Paper Gold Doesn't Glitter
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | 20 Nov 2015 | Articles

Today when gold in US dollars is making a new correction low, the paper shorts are elated. They believe they can win this game of frightening every gold investor to sell their holding. But this elation is likely to soon turn to desperation. Supply tight in gold and silver As I have discussed m...

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A Bull - Fed On Paper Money
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | 9 Nov 2015 | Articles

It seems that a bull fed on paper money has eternal life. Whatever the news is, stock markets worldwide react positively. It takes a long time to kill off a secular bull even if it has the wrong diet. Central banks have no policy This last week stock markets surged on the news more QE is l...

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Sensational Events Looming?
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | 12 Oct 2015 | Articles

In my most recent article, A Stock Market Collapse and Surge in Gold is Imminent, I discuss the excesses in the world and the effects that will have on the financial system and the stock market as well as on the gold and silver prices. Yes, some readers might find that a forecast of $10,000 gold...

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Why a Gold Standard?
Published by Dan Popescu | 21 Sep 2015 | Articles

  In this article I want to approach the idea of a gold standard from a more “regular people” perspective rather than from a “high academic” economic/finance and, sometimes, legalistic perspective. I constantly read books and articles full of mathematics written by the economic academia,...

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Europe - Bank Default: Deposits No Longer Insured
Published by Philippe Herlin | 18 Sep 2015 | Articles

From now on, when a European bank goes bankrupt, the shareholders shall be the first to foot the bill (makes sense), then the holders of bonds issued by the bank (also makes sense) will be next in line, and if this isn’t enough, the bank will be allowed to use the money in their clients’ accounts directly – a real scandal, a challenge to the right of ownership, a legal hold-up.

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