Renown Swiss investor and publisher of “The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report” Dr. Marc Faber discusses the global markets, housing and bond bubbles, central bank manipulation, gold, Trump, the petroyuan, the New Silk Road and what a potential conflict between the U.S. and China might look like as old empires die and new ones are born.
Financial insiders contemplate “imminent” 2018 US stock market crash of up to “50%” https://medium.com/insurge-intelligence/city-of-london-financiers-contemplate-imminent-2018-us-stock-market-crash-of-up-to-fifty-ed217752428
Trump’s $4.4T budget would move U.S. deficits sharply higher https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/trump-budget-1.4531653
Real Estate Bubbles: The 8 Global Cities at Risk https://www.visualcapitalist.com/real-estate-bubbles-8-global-cities-risk
How China Is About to Shake Up the Oil Futures Market https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-09/how-china-will-shake-up-the-oil-futures-market-quicktake-q-a
India to build major military facility in Seychelles amid growing China influence https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/india-seychelles-china-military-facility-indian-ocean-islands-a8217596.html
Empire of Chaos : With President Trump, Is the American Experiment Over? https://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176387/best_of_tomdispatch%3A_tom_engelhardt%2C_through_the_gates_of_hell/#more
The US is Executing a Global War Plan https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2018/02/18/us-is-executing-global-war-plan.html
About Marc Faber
Dr Marc Faber was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He went to school in Geneva and Zurich and finished high school with the Matura. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in Economics magna cum laude.
Between 1970 and 1978, Dr Faber worked for White Weld & Company Limited in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. Since 1973, he has lived in Hong Kong. From 1978 to February 1990, he was the Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert (HK) Ltd. In June 1990, he set up his own business, MARC FABER LIMITED which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager.
Dr Faber publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter “The Gloom Boom & Doom Report” report which highlights unusual investment opportunities, and is the author of several books including “ TOMORROW’S GOLD – Asia’s Age of Discovery” which was first published in 2002 and highlights future investment opportunities around the world. “ TOMORROW’S GOLD ” was for several weeks on Amazon’s best seller list and is being translated into Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai and German. Dr. Faber is also a regular contributor to several leading financial publications around the world.
A book on Dr Faber, “RIDING THE MILLENNIAL STORM”, by Nuri Vittachi, was published in 1998.
A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Dr Faber is well known for his “contrarian” investment approach. He is also associated with a variety of funds and is a member of the Board of Directors of numerous companies.
*Podcast intro music is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols”: https://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html (available on iTunes or Amazon)