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Marc Faber: Expect A Deflationary Bust In Asset Markets

Marc Faber: Expect A Deflationary Bust In Asset Markets

Eventually we’ll have a collapse or deflationary bust in asset markets. That’s inevitable. Printing money can postpone such a collapse but eventually the bust will occur. Every inflation, whether consumer price inflation or asset inflation, eventually comes to an end. I hold physical gold for the reason that one day I may not be able to remit money from one country to another. I don’t know when this final systemic collapse that I am foreseeing will occur but all I can say is that in monetary, inflationary times, when inflation is measured properly, in real terms: stocks usually don’t do particularly well but gold does.

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Swiss Gold Refineries Start Facing Supply Issues

Swiss Gold Refineries Start Facing Supply Issues

Swiss refineries, being the global hub in gold’s global trade, are still working overtime. From a demand point of view, it seems that purchases out of China eased somewhat lately because of the credit bubble in China. On the other hand, Swiss refineries seem having increasingly difficulties acquiring the metal. The physical supply issues are mainly centered around a worsening availability of recycled gold.

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The Coming Crash Of The Financial And Monetary System

The Coming Crash Of The Financial And Monetary System

In an excellent video presentation, Claudio Grass, Managing Director at Global Gold Switzerland, explains why a crash of the financial and monetary system seems inevitable. The presentation covers all actual issues like currency wars, rigged markets, central bankers’ interventions, statistics manipulation, monetary mismanagement and financial repression. Claudio Grass does an outstanding job “connecting these dots” but in a factual way.

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If Reflation Is Here, Then Gold Is Your Ultimate Hedge

If Reflation Is Here, Then Gold Is Your Ultimate Hedge

The financial system must come down (crash) before it can be rebuilt based on sound foundations. That will come with the crash of all paper currencies. In that transition period, gold will be the king, protecting the wealth and the hedge against the artificial wealth in the system. History has shown that debt defaults have occurred several times and the financial system has collapsed several times. In each instance, the only form of money that survived, was gold and silver.

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Gold Wars As Relevant As Ever

Gold Wars As Relevant As Ever

“Gold Wars” reveals how the world economy has swayed off the right path, away from a safe and prosperous economic system. Governments launched a vicious and determinant war against gold, which led to a painful 21st century with hyperinflations, economic instability and massive debt. Lips traces these changes in the economy to the departure from the gold standard in favor of creating the fiat system as early as World War I.

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100 Years Of Monetary Socialism Is Enough!

100 Years Of Monetary Socialism Is Enough!

Most of the readers are familiar with the dire consequences of having a central bank, therefore I will also not repeat the obvious and tell you how much the purchasing power of the Dollar has decreased nor talk about how our current monetary system leads to artificial booms and busts or fosters malinvestment. What I will be talking about is why I believe that, regardless of the above mentioned, the existence of a central bank is wrong and why it not only resembles but is pure socialism.

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Money, Gold And Liberty – What Has Changed In 2013?

Money, Gold And Liberty – What Has Changed In 2013?

The last year has been an interesting year in many respects, especially for precious metals. We saw strange fluctuations in the gold price, mainly because of the paper market, and also “creative” ideas by governments on how to control their citizens and their wealth.

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The Most Misunderstood Threat Of Economic Implosion

The Most Misunderstood Threat Of Economic Implosion

With a global competition in currency debasements, with limitless monetary stimulus, with decreasing effects of monetary expansion, with a conscious infringement of the monetary rules, it should be clear that there is hardly a way back for our leaders. Given this outlook, we believe it is a matter of “when,” not “if” the next collapse occurs.

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Why Banking, Corporate America And The Government Need Each Other

| November 14, 2013 | Category: Economy
Why Banking, Corporate America And The Government Need Each Other

It should not come as a surprise that banking, industry and government are closely connected. In order to understand who is behind most of decisions and who the beneficiaries are, one should go back in history to the end of the 19th century. Murray N. Rothbard revealed in his book “Wall Street, Banks and American Foreign Policy” in great detail that the financial and political stakeholders are one and the same. Join us on this journey behind the scenes where the banking elite, the corporate elite and politicians in the United Stated laid the foundations of their empire.

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Global Gold’s Outlook Report: “Debt Is The Key Issue”

Global Gold’s Outlook Report: “Debt Is The Key Issue”

The latest “Global Gold Outlook Report” is out. Besides the main topic, which focuses on gold and what is going on in the physical market, the report briefly summarizes the interpretation of the Chase Manhattan Letter, stating that international wire transfers will no longer be possible. It also contains a short introduction about an upcoming conference in St. Kitts at the beginning of December. The report includes an introduction to a short summary from an outstanding book written by Murray N. Rothbard concerning the strong, 150-year alliance between politics and the banking system.

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Bankrupt Governments Likely To Confiscate Wealth And Independence

Bankrupt Governments Likely To Confiscate Wealth And Independence

Claudio Grass looks at the mess the world is in today and suggests to include a possible crash of the actual system as part of one’s risk assessments. Therefore, an investment into a tangible asset, without having any counterparty-risk, makes absolutely sense. It is impossible to foresee when the system will crash. Inevitable does not necessarily mean imminent. However, “I am convinced that this world will look very different in the coming years and what can be said, too, is that it is not developing in the right direction.”

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Claudio Grass: Monetary Collapse Likely Because Of Too Much Debt

Claudio Grass: Monetary Collapse Likely Because Of Too Much Debt

In this interview with Claudio Grass, our friends at SGTReport talk through several fundamental points related to free markets (Austrian economics), the concept of money and the precious metals markets. Claudio Grass is the Managing Director of Global Gold, a bullion company specialized in storage of physical precious metals outside the banking system in safe jurisdictions like Switzerland. We have chosen four underexposed insights related to gold.

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Global Gold’s Quarterly Outlook – Has Gold Exited The Bull Market?

Global Gold’s Quarterly Outlook – Has Gold Exited The Bull Market?

Though gold has started to pick up, it may take time to recover from the slump it faced this year. Gold is not in the bear market yet, but rather in a mid-cycle correction similar to the mid-cycle correction of 1974-1976, mainly caused by great pessimism over the gold price. According to Incrementum Advisors, the market has not yet witnessed the ‘euphoria’ usually seen at the end of the bull market, therefore expecting a final stage the form of a trend acceleration and hike in the gold price.

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Interest Rates From An Austrian Viewpoint

Interest Rates From An Austrian Viewpoint

In this piece we will look at what interest actually is from the viewpoint of the Austrian School of Economics and how the setting (manipulation) of the interest rate by central banks negatively impacts the economy in the long run. In essence, interest is the ratio between the value assigned to specific goods today, to be exact, the goods themselves are irrelevant but rather the underlying want satisfaction, in comparison to the identical goods at a future point in time.

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