Blog Posts - Central Banks



Gold ‘One Of The Best Assets To Own In 2016’?

Gold is making headlines again as interest in the yellow metal picks up due to the recent carnage on Wall Street and other financial concerns. It’s been some time since I’ve checked-up on precious metals, and here are excerpts from two insightful...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 27, 2016

Latest U.S. Recession Forecasts

To wrap up Tuesday’s focus on financial matters, I thought I’d take a look at the latest recession forecasts being made on various mainstream media outlets. From a Reuters.com article last Friday: A recession is typically defined as two consecuti...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 27, 2016

Former BIS Chief Economist William White: ‘Situation Is Worse Than It Was In 2007’

For over a decade now, I’ve read an enormous amount of material concerning developments in the global economy/larger financial system. Particularly as it pertains to the health of that system. And not too many articles have grabbed my attention dur...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 26, 2016

Jeremy Grantham: ‘It May Well Be Necessary To Our Survival That We Become More Realistic’

Continuing yesterday’s discussion on investing, last night I finally got the chance to read the latest quarterly investment letter from “crash prophet” Jeremy Grantham, the British-born investment strategist and founder/former chairman of G...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 26, 2016

Jim Rogers Shares Investing Insights For 2016 And Beyond

Speaking of Singapore, once in a while I come across some terrific interviews of the “crash prophets.” This weekend I read one of well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers. James West, publisher/editor of the Midas Letter...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 25, 2016

Marc Faber: ‘I Think The Markets Will Still Go Lower’

For the rest of the day, investing will be the focus of discussion here on Survival And Prosperity. Turning to the “crash prophets,” Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was interviewed by CNBC-TV18’s Surabhi Upadhyay this pas...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 25, 2016

Fed Failure: Why don't we have inflation like this?

Real estate and stocks have been doing very well but...Economics 101 says we should have inflation after the amount of money the Federal Reserve has put into the system!But we don't and this article explains why...'If Money-Printing Equals Inflation,...
by The Political Commentator on Dec 27, 2015

Peter Schiff: ‘The Whole U.S. Economy Is One Gigantic Bubble At This Point’

Back to finance and investing matters. In 2012, “crash prophet” Peter Schiff predicted Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve would attempt to inflate another asset bubble to revive the U.S. economy. The CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Paci...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 10, 2015

Marc Faber: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’

Let’s turn away from my neck of the woods for now and focus on what the “crash prophets” are saying (and more importantly, doing) these days in the midst of major volatility in the financial markets. First up is Swiss-born investment advisor/mo...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 9, 2015

Jim Rogers: ‘You Should Be Prepared, You Should Be Knowledgeable, And You Should Be Worried’

Well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers recently talked to J.D. Hayworth, the host of the Newsmax TV show Newsmax Prime, about a number of topics, including what he suspects the Federal Reserve will do the next time there...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 1, 2015

Jeremy Grantham: Stock Market ‘Ripe For Major Decline’ In 2016

Jeremy Grantham, the British-born investment strategist and founder/former chairman of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (oversees $117 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2015), is the last “crash prophet” I’ll be talking about this...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 9, 2015

Must-Read Marc Faber Interview

Regular readers of Survival And Prosperity know on Sundays I try and blog about the latest investment activities/recommendations of the “crash prophets”- Marc Faber, Jeremy Grantham, Jim Rogers, and Peter Schiff. This week, three of the “prophe...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 9, 2015

List Of Central Banks That Get Their Economic Forecast Right Mostly

Economic forecasting is a science plus an art. You will be surprised to find out that there are many central banks who get their economic forecasts wrong most of the time. This includes the FED and the Bank of Japan. The best forecaster is the Intern...
by Swing Trading Systems on Jul 8, 2015

Marc Faber Warns Of Massive Deflation In Asset Prices, Shares Buy Recommendations

Monday, Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was on the phone with Trish Regan of the FOX Business Network show The Intelligence Report. The publisher of the monthly investment newsletter The Gloom Boom & Doom Report warned vie...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 24, 2015

It's a global bond market rout!

What are the implications for the US and global economies if the Feds magic either stops or continues and stops working?It likely won't be pretty!Read the story at LI here. Advertisement ...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 4, 2015

Tsipras Blames 'Absurd Proposals' for Greece Debt-Deal Failure

Greek leader lashes out at EU, European Central Bank and IMF for months of fruitless talks to release emergency aid.Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras blasted Sunday the uncompromising approach of the European Union, the European Central Bank a...
by N3WS on Jun 1, 2015

Marc Faber Warns ‘Have At Least Some Money In Precious Metals’ And Store It Overseas

Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was just interviewed by Simon Black over at Sovereign Man, a provider of global financial intelligence and solutions. The publisher of the monthly investment newsletter The Gloom Boom & Doom...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 11, 2015

Marc Faber Recommends Equities, Real Estate, Precious Metals To Counter Stock Market Plummet

Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was on the CNBC TV show Trading Nation yesterday. Speaking by phone, the publisher of the monthly investment newsletter The Gloom Boom & Doom Report reminded viewers of the stock market corr...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 30, 2015

The Ability To Pilot Economies By Central Banks Is In Doubt

Central banks are meeting more often now. But many experts now question the ability of central banks to pilot their economies. FED is being blamed by many experts for giving birth to past financial crisis. For example Alan Greenspan let the real esta...
by Swing Trading Systems on Apr 26, 2015

Marc Faber Doubts Fed Rate Hike In 2015, Buys Crude Oil Stocks

Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was recently interviewed by Latha Venkatesh and Sonia Shenoy at CNBC-TV18 (India). The publisher of the monthly investment newsletter The Gloom Boom & Doom Report talked about a number of fi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 16, 2015


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