While Eurobonds have survived everything from the Cold War to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression the 82-year-old retired trader said he is “very, very bearish about what is going to happen in the very near future,” to the world economy. In part because of the printing of money by world central banks to stimulate their economies, he said.
“Within a year you will see gold at twice the price it is now,” Ross said.
Another Western financial institution opens gold vault in Singapore.
Switzerland’s biggest bank, started storing gold for wealth-management clients at a facility in Singapore, citing interest from investors in the region even after the metal slumped into a bear market.
UBS joins Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in offering storage services in Asia, where China may surpass India as the largest user this year. Bullion fell to a 34-month low on June 28 in a rout that’s erased $66 billion from the value of investor holdings. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. forecasts further declines as the U.S. Federal Reserve may withdraw stimulus.
The US Dollar continues to lose ground as the world’s reserve currency.
A press release from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) shows that the value of payments using Chinese Yuan currency grew by 171 percent between January 2012 and January 2013.
In January 2013 alone, payments in the Chinese currency grew in value by 24 percent from December, pushing the Yuan past the Russian Rouble to the thirteenth slot for world currency payments.
Wow, even the Donald understands whats gonna happen.
It is this massive debt that worries Trump the most.
“We are going up to $16 trillion [in debt] very soon, and it’s going to be a lot higher than that before he gets finished,” Trump says, referring to President Barack Obama. “When you have [debt] in the $21-$22 trillion [range], you are talking about a [credit] downgrade no matter how you cut it.”
In a recent appearance, Trump went to so far as to say the dollar is “going to hell.”