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Egon von Greyerz

Founder @ Matterhorn Asset Management & GoldSwitzerland

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

Egon von Greyerz Articles

The time has now come for the 99.5% of financial assets which are not invested in gold, silver or precious metals mining stocks to grab both the investment and wealth preservation opportunity of a life time. 
Below, we look at gold in a broke(n) world of hubris, debt, Realpolitik and a rising east.
Egon explains how the West’s debt is being increased exponentially, and that it’s only a matter of time before the bubble pops. The U.S. debt has doubled every eight years, and by 2025, is expected to reach around $40 trillion.
After the recent bank collapses and string of interest rate hikes, Egon von Greyerz shows his deep concerns for the U.S. monetary system.
In this discussion between Egon von Greyerz and Alasdair Macleod, on the state of the current banking system and the importance of gold, the speakers express concerns about the system’s eventual collapse due to the excessive creation of “...
Tectonic shifts lie ahead. These will involve a US and European debt crisis ending in a debt collapse, a precipitous fall of the dollar and the Euro with Gold emerging as a reserve asset but at multiples of the current price.
Most investors are totally ignorant of the purpose of gold or its historical significance. After all, Gold is the only money that has survived in history but virtually nobody is aware of this vital information. That’s why only 0.5% of...
The inevitable consequence of the current Global Debt Bubble will be the Bankruptcy of the financial system and many of its participants. The one Swiss and three US banks that just went under is just a foretaste of what is to come.
Sadly, gold is now on its way to heights which are unthinkable for most people. To all the people who have asked me over the years why gold doesn’t go up, I have replied: “Don’t wish for gold to go up substantially for when it does, your...
In this brief yet timely MAMChat, Matterhorn Asset Management principals, Egon von Greyerz and Matthew Piepenburg, squarely tackle the global banking crisis from Credit Suisse to Silicon Valley. Now, more than ever, clear analysis, honest...

In 1792 the U.S. Congress adopted a bimetallic standard (gold and silver) for the new nation's currency - with gold valued at $19.30 per troy ounce

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