In this interview I comment on the risks of expecting the large stimulus packages of governments and central banks to boost growth in a supply shock added to a forced shutdown.
In this interview I explain why the fundamentals for gold are stronger each day, and why silver and palladium should not be ignored in the current crisis.Continue reading Is Now The Time To Buy Gold?
The economy is the heart of the social body. If we shut down the heart of an organism to safeguard the hands and brain, the body dies.
The data on deaths and infected from the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic is alarming. Let us remember the deceased, the infected and their families, and applaud the response of civil society, businesses, and citizens.Continue reading Destroying the Economy is not a Social Policy
Before analyzing the emergency plans that the global economy needs, we must remember that, as in the past, the prudence and responsibility of the civil society and businesses will help us to get out of this crisis.
In the face of an unprecedented crisis, we have to be realistic, responsible and cautious.
This is a supply shock added to a mandatory shutdown of the economy. As such, a serious response must be supply-side driven. It is ludicrous to try to stimulate demand with printed money and public spending in a forced lockdown where any extra demand will not drive supply up, even may drive it down.Continue reading For An Effective Response To The Upcoming Crisis