Marc Faber interviewed with Yahoo’s The Daily Ticker yesterday. He had some interesting thoughts on the nanny state and the usual investment allocation process. See below for the video and summary.

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After four months or so of trading in a tight range, it seems like the dollar is well and truly on the move! Of course, there is no guarantee that this will continue over the coming weeks and months, but nevertheless we think that it’s important to understand the ironic and paradoxical reasons for a strengthening dollar (against some of the other sinking currencies of the world). Rather than repeating what has been said here on greshams-law.com over the past few months, I thought I’d present a few articles that may be of interest now that the dollar is on the rise!

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Marc Faber was interviewed on Bloomberg radio’s ‘Taking stock’ program on 30/8/11. He spoke about international investment markets, regulations, society and much more. It’s well worth a listen if you have 20 minutes to spare. As usual we’ve included a summary for our readers who may not have the time.

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It would seem that words scarcely keep their original forms once they enter the realm of the herd. The crowd, drunk on the democratically affirmed power of consensual opinion, seeks to twist terminology so as to justify its prejudices with immediate and unthinking effect. ‘You’re a capitalist’, they say, ‘so surely you’re a proponent of the current failed system!’ ‘I’m a capitalist’, some proclaim, ‘and so I obviously believe in a centrally planned monetary system of course!’. Here I quote a telling passage from Gustav Le Bon’s book; The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind.

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Felix Zulauf was interviewed on the FT’s ‘Long View’ program early in the summer. He had some really interesting views on global monetary policies, emerging markets, commodities, currencies and the US Treasury bond. See below for the video and summary. continue reading »

Marc Faber was interviewed on Bloomberg TV yesterday. He spoke about the usual asset classes (equities, bonds, commodities & cash), the technical picture for the major stock indices as well as the course of monetary policy in the US. See below for the video and summary.

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Marc Faber was interviewed on Bloomberg TV yesterday (19/8/11). He spoke about US treasury bonds, gold, equities & currencies. See below for the video and summary.

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