Egon von Greyerz

Egon von Greyerz

Egon von Greyerz – Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management (MAM) and GoldSwitzerland based in Zurich. Egon forecasted the present problems in the world economy already in 2002 when he recommended to investors to allocate 50% of assets into physical gold (at $300) stored outside the banking system. Egon began as a banker in Geneva and was thereafter Finance Director and Vice-Chairman of a FTSE 100 company in the UK.  He makes regular media appearances  on CNBC, BBC and King World News and speaks at investment conferences around the world. MAM (founded in 1999), specialises in wealth preservation. GoldSwitzerland buys, sells, transfers and stores physical precious metals for private investors and institutions outside the banking system. His website is www.goldswitzerland.com

How far down the rabbit hole will the world go? It seems that just like in Alice in Wonderland, things are getting more strange by the day. If it continues at this speed, the rabbit hole will soon become a black hole without a bottom. Bonds cost money to hold, cu
Maecenas was a well-known benefactor in Rome for Horace and others. His name has come to mean benefactor, in many languages called a mecenate. The loss of a benefactor can be very serious for anyone on the receiving end of his alimonies. For a century, the world
History is full of mad leaders from the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar, the Roman Emperor Caligula to many English and French kings as well as modern examples. But the question is if we have ever had such a mad world as today. Globally, ethical and moral values have van
The messages from the ECB and the Fed couldn’t be clearer. They are seeing major problems in the financial system and in the world economy and they will do whatever it takes to save the system. But they will fail. The autumn of 2019 will see a major shift in sentimen
It is not difficult to understand Cassandra’s enormous frustration. She was given the gift of accurately predicting important events and her curse was that no one would believe her. Some of us are certain that we can now see the biggest bubbles in economic history c
Investors today have Hobson’s Choice. But they still don’t understand the options open to them. Thomas Hobson had a livery stable of 40 horses in Cambridge in the 16th-17th centuries. But customers only had a choice of one horse. They could either take the one ne
“A Crazy World! We have the biggest bubble ever in history and it will all end in tears.” This is how Egon starts the interview with Lynette. Egon goes on to discuss that we will soon begin a most spectacular secular bear market in stocks and bonds. Central banks
Lemmings have a herd mentality. But following the crowd, can have grave consequences like falling off a cliff and drowning in the ocean. Many investors have the same instinct. They follow the crowd and buy or sell when other people do. This probably won’t end in the sam
Don’t let your bank hold your gold. They might not find it. A gold investor told us recently that his Swiss bank had moved the client’s gold from the bank’s safe to a private vault in the name of the bank, in Zurich. The client was aware of this move. But then the p
Finally it happened although it took 6 long years to break through The Gold Maginot Line at $1,350! This resistance was a lot stronger than the original French one in WW II since it took the Germans less than a year to penetrate it in 1940. But we must remembe

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