Saturday, March 30, 2013

Marc Faber: Not Even Gold Will Save You From What Is Coming

Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom report, discusses U.S. markets, Europe's financial woes and investment strategy. He talks with Tom Keene and Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Marc Faber : When you print money, the money does not flow evenly into the economic system. It stays essentially in the financial service industry and among people that have access to these funds, mostly well-to-do people. It does not go to the worker. I just mentioned that it doesn't flow evenly into the system. Now from time to time it will lift the NASDAQ like between 1997 and March 2000. Then it lifted home prices in the U.S. until 2007. Then it lifted the commodity prices in 2008 until July 2008 when the global economy was already in recession. More recently it has lifted selected emerging economies, stock markets in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, up four times from 2009 lows and now the U.S. So we are creating bubbles and bubbles and bubbles. This bubble will come to an end. My concern is that we are going to have a systemic crisis where it is going to be very difficult to hide. Even in gold, it will be difficult to hide. Read more:


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