Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Marc Faber : What Happened In Cyprus Will Happen Everywhere

Marc Faber : "It will happen everywhere in the world, in Western democracies," Faber said "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday. "You have more people that vote for a living than work for a living. I think you have to be prepared to lose 20 to 30 percent. I think you're lucky if you don't lose your life." "If you look at what happened in Cyprus, basically people with money will lose part of their wealth, either through expropriation or higher taxation," he added. "The problem is that 92 percent of financial wealth is owned by 5 percent of the population. The majority of people don't own meaningful stock positions and they don't benefit from a rise in the stock market. They are being hurt by a rising cost of living and we all know that the real incomes of median households has been going down for the last few years," he said.


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