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

Egon von Greyerz Articles

We know that central banks and governments have lost the plot. When the crisis started in 2006, US short rates were 5%. In 2008, they were down to zero and have virtually stayed there ever since. A crisis package of $25 trillion was thrown...
Investors around the world are blissfully ignorant of what will hit them in coming months and years. Virtually no one understands the risks in the world and less than ½% of investors have protected themselves against the destruction of...
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.
At last we are here. It has been a long wait for gold and silver holders. For the wealth preservationists who have held gold/silver since the beginning of the 2000s, it has just been tedious since the highs in 2011. What has happened in...
What is currently happening in markets should be no surprise to investors who understand sound money and have been following our risk warnings in the last few years.
Most people are blissfully ignorant of the fact that 2007-8 was just a mild rehearsal of what we soon are going to experience. The additional $60 trillion in credit and printed money since then and the lowering of interest rates to zero...
The world is now at tipping point…and this coming autumn we are likely to see the beginning of what I in a 2009 article described as “The Dark Years Are Here”.
In my King World News interview published on July 12, I stated that the Troika and the US will do whatever they can to keep Greece in the EU. To let Greece leave would be the final nail in the European Union coffin. That would start the...
There is a ridiculous amount of time spent on what the Fed will do or won’t do or analysing the latest economic figures. Very few people use their own brain to figure out the obvious. And the obvious is that debt which has been growing...
Or, we could say  “Goodbye Paper Money  – Hello Real Money”. We have for some time warned investors that the era of the dollar as a reserve currency is coming to an end soon and that the strongest and safest currency is gold. All...

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