ONLY CONTRARIANS WILL SURVIVE

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Egon von Greyerz We are currently standing before one of the most unique and frightening periods in history. Never have there been so many extremes in so many different areas. In the last 100 years everything seems to have developed so much faster, including population, technology, inflation, debt, money printing, budget deficits, stock, bond and property prices, crypto currencies etc. All of these areas are now in an exponential growth phase. The final stage of exponential growth is explosive and looks like a spike that goes straight up. A spike for a major sample like global population or the Dow never finishes with just a sideways move. Once a spike move has finished, it always results in a spike move down. It seems that everything in the world is developing much faster today like computers and mobile phones or robots. The world assumes that this … Continue reading

Resource Sector – Time to Sell or Double Down

Resource Sector – Time to Sell or Double Down? I believe most would agree that the resource sector presents the most challenging investment climate for investors. Timing is everything as you buy and sell and frankly, you better get it correct or at least very close to correct. Entering the market buying shares or stock warrants in mining companies too early sets one up for great disappointment and periods of depression. You might look up and see your positions down 10%, 20%, 50% or more. The seasoned investor knows this game and while we do not like it, it is sometimes part of the process of investing in this space. This is truly an art, so to speak, of picking your preferred companies and time the entry of your buying. Why do we continue to invest in this space is a frequent question. The answer is simple in that when … Continue reading