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6 Great Investment Questions To Marc Faber

| December 22, 2014 | Category: Investing
6 Great Investment Questions To Marc Faber

In the latest episode of Ask the Expert, by Sprott Money, Dr. Marc Faber was the invitee. Below are the answers from Marc Faber on 6 excellent questions from Sprott Money readers.

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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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Marc Faber’s Contrarian Play: Cash Is The Most Underappreciated Asset

Marc Faber’s Contrarian Play: Cash Is The Most Underappreciated Asset

Admittedly, Faber his call to hold cash is contrarian, and not the type of tip you would expect from a gold bull. His belief is not to hold cash for the long term. His point is that stocks and bonds are overvalued and not attractive as an investment. As the markets are likely to be shaken up thoroughly in the coming months, it is wise to hold cash in order to jump on the opportunities that will pass by.

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Marc Faber Warns To Keep Gold Holdings Outside The U.S.

Marc Faber Warns To Keep Gold Holdings Outside The U.S.

Gloom Boom & Doom Report publisher Marc Faber discusses the fragile state of the US and global financial systems… how rising inflation will affect the average American… how soon the bubble will burst… and why gold and silver will triumph.

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Marc Faber: Gold Is One Of The Few Cheap Assets

Marc Faber: Gold Is One Of The Few Cheap Assets

Every investor understand the principle buy low and sell high. When prices are low, nobody wants to buy. When I compare gold shares and the price of gold to the S&P 500, the S&P is up substantially since 2011 and gold is down. So if you compare the performance of gold shares to the S&P, I think it’s been a disaster for gold shares. When I look around, I think the price of gold is one of the few assets that are relatively inexpensive.

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Marc Faber: Gold Between $1200 And $1250 Is Entering A Buying Range

Marc Faber: Gold Between $1200 And $1250 Is Entering A Buying Range

“We have a strong rally form the lows at 1180 to over 1400 and now we are backing off. I think between around 1200 and 1250 it is getting into buying range. The sentiment about gold is very negative, but if you look at everything considered – the monetization of debt, the debt ceiling, which sooner or later will be increased. Both Democrats and Republicans have been big, big spenders because a lot of money flows through the government.”

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Marc Faber: 7 Key Insights About Today’s Debt Bubble

Marc Faber: 7 Key Insights About Today’s Debt Bubble

A dollar of additional credit in the system created significant economic growth, but these days an additional dollar has very little impact. That is a sign that we have reached the end of monetary policy. When the US government has to issue treasuries to pay the interest on its maturing debt. That will be the end game – then you are dealing with a collapse in the currency. I recommend an asset allocation of about 25% in equities; 25% in fixed income, securities and cash; 25% in real estate; and 25% in precious metals—gold, silver. I think I have around 25% in gold whereby I don’t value my gold.

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Marc Faber Own 25% Of His Assets In Physical Gold

| September 29, 2013 | Category: Investing
Marc Faber Own 25% Of His Assets In Physical Gold

Faber justifies the share of precious metals in his total portfolio: I recommend an asset allocation of about 25% in equities; 25% in fixed income, securities and cash; 25% in real estate; and 25% in precious metals—gold, silver. I think I have around 25% in gold whereby I don’t value my gold. I have it and it’s my insurance policy. It is important that one day when the so-called shit hits the fan you have access to your gold, that it is not taken away.

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Marc Faber About Fed’s Money Printing: It Benefits A Handful Of People

Marc Faber About Fed’s Money Printing: It Benefits A Handful Of People

Apart from the fact that Mr. Faber did expect a formal confirmation of tapering, he said he was not surprised because “we are in QE unlimited.” He points out that the Fed is run by academics who never worked a single day of their life in a business. They don’t understand that if you print money, it benefits basically a handful of people maybe 3% or 5% of the population.

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Rationale For Owning Gold In The Coming Deflationary Bust

| September 14, 2013 | Category: Investing
Rationale For Owning Gold In The Coming Deflationary Bust

As all central banks are printing money, their value all go down simultaneously. In such an environment, gold is a good solution. This is the rationale to hold some money in the form of [physical] gold. Cash is not necessary the best investment.

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Marc Faber: The Bond Market Would Like A High Level Of Tapering

| September 10, 2013 | Category: Investing
Marc Faber: The Bond Market Would Like A High Level Of Tapering

Marc Faber explains in this interview the consequences of tapering and the potential motives of the US Fed. First, however, he expresses his concerns about the stock market. He compares the situation in Asia with the one in the US. The Asian markets were up some 20% between the beginning of the year and May but came down sharply since. On the other hand, the S&P500 reached its peak on August 2nd. Meantime many emerging markets are down 50% since their 2009 highs. Where would asset allocators put their money in: the S&P (which is in the sky) or the emerging markets (which are in the dumps)? If a decision is made […]

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Marc Faber: Money Trading by Central Banks Is The Issue While Gold Is Safe

Marc Faber: Money Trading by Central Banks Is The Issue While Gold Is Safe

I think the money trading by central banks is the problem and the expected debt growth, credit growth by governments and also on the household sector level and the unfunded liability. So, essentially, one of the solutions to the problem. When you look at gold, well, gold is very safe. It often has a high return in the long run, per se based provided and this is the proviso, the governments don’t take it away.

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Marc Faber: Gold And Miners Most Attractive Relative To Other Assets

Marc Faber: Gold And Miners Most Attractive Relative To Other Assets

Given the negative sentiment, Marc Faber likes investing in gold. Why? Because it is a buy RELATIVE TO other assets. Investors should not look at it necessarily in absolute terms, but in comparison to paintings, colletibles, the Dow Jones, S&P 500, the Russell 2000, ea. He adds to it that the S&P 500 was trading at 1554 in March 2000 which is only 10% higher today. Gold has been an ecellent investment because it is 5 times higher right now. The investment has worked on a long term basis, not for investors who joined the hype in 2011.

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