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Egon von Greyerz has built a global reputation as one of the leading voices of precious metal ownership as a critical wealth preservation asset. For decades, he has written and presented internationally on gold topics and themes.

Partner, Matthew Piepenburg, compliments this legacy via an extensive background in risk asset markets - the fractures, risks and signals of which greatly inform his own and shared conviction for precious metal ownership. Together, von Greyerz and Piepenburg are the co-authors of Gold Matters, Real Solutions to Surreal Risks.


Take the following ingredients: A banking system which is on the verge of collapse Add a few $ trillion of government liquidity and guarantees Inject $ 100’s of billions in loans and capital Kee...

Egon von Greyerz / June 12, 2009

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“Don’t tell me what to buy, but tell me when to buy”! Back in 2002 we told investors to buy physical gold for up to 50% of their liquid assets. Since then gold is up between 220% and...

Egon von Greyerz / May 28, 2009

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We have told investors that the rating of US and UK sovereign debt is a farce and that they both will be downgraded. Today the UK is on its way to joining the PIGS countries as Standard and Poor’...

Egon von Greyerz / May 21, 2009

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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 soo...

Egon von Greyerz / May 13, 2009

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Gold gains against all major currencies in Q1 2009

Gold outperformed most assets in the first quarter of 2009. On the Matterhorn Asset Management website the  Gold charts pages show that  gold gained between 4% and 7% against major currencies  in Q1 2...

Egon von Greyerz / April 9, 2009

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G20 – Lies, damned lies and Gordon Brown lies

Gordon Brown has really surpassed himself in creative alchemy. He has turned $100 billion of G20 new commitments into $5 trillion of air! Take $100 billion of committed new money, add $500 billion of...

Egon von Greyerz / April 3, 2009

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G20 meeting will fail

This week there will be a meeting between G20 leaders and central bankers in London to save the world economy. Let us make it very clear – the meeting is bound to fail. There is no chance that t...

Egon von Greyerz / March 30, 2009

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A Devalued Gordon Brown

In our February Newsletter we discussed the bankrupt UK econony. MEP (Member of European Parliament) Daniel Hannan makes a scathing attack on Gordon Brown and his failure in running the UK economy,  i...

Egon von Greyerz / March 27, 2009

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Bankers beware

by Egon von Greyerz The incitement to violence is gaining momentum and the latest example is an article in the Daily Mail: Seize their Porches and throw them in jail! Shameless bankers are worse than...

Egon von Greyerz / March 22, 2009

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Quantitative easing = Unlimited printing

by Egon von Greyerz The Fed decided yesterday to spend another $ 1.15 trillion to try to save the financial system. They will spend $ 750 billion to  buy mortgage backed securities and $ 300 billion t...

Egon von Greyerz / March 19, 2009

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