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By Egon von Greyerz

Founder and Chairman

Matterhorn Asset Management founder, Egon von Greyerz, discusses the impossibility of fair pricing in a distorted precious metals market with Max Keiser, of the Keiser Report. Starting at 13 minutes and 10 seconds.

With bullion banks placing outsized shorts in the paper gold & silver trade, natural supply and demand forces are fighting artificial price ceilings in an openly manipulated futures market, of which sophisticated gold and silver investors are all too familiar. Here, Egon addresses such distorted price discovery with simple clarity, underscoring the same with basic math and common sense.

Specifically, Egon reminds that $70 trillion of paper gold is traded each year, despite only $213 billion in annual mine production. In sum, the math, and hence the pricing of paper gold, makes no sense. In such a distorted backdrop, physical rather than grossly manipulated paper gold, is the only real (and historical) store of value and source of sound money for informed wealth preservation.

About Egon von Greyerz
Born with dual Swiss/Swedish citizenship, Egon's education was mainly in Sweden. Egon von Greyerz began his professional life in Geneva as a banker and thereafter spent 17 years as the Finance Director and Executive Vice-Chairman of Dixons Group Plc. During that time, Dixons expanded from a small photographic retailer to a FTSE 100 company and the largest consumer electronics retailer in the U... More...

Egon von Greyerz
Founder and Chairman

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