Things That Make You Go HMMM

A Walk Around The Fringes Of Finance

Grant Williams, Things that make you go HmmmMuch to his chagrin, Grant Williams has reached 30 years in finance.

Over that period, he has held senior positions at a number of investment banks and brokers in locations as diverse as London, Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore.

Grant is portfolio and strategy advisor to Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore and also one of the founders of Real Vision Television — an online, on-demand finance channel showcasing the brightest minds in finance.

A regular speaker at investment conferences across the globe, Grant blends history and humour with keen financial insight to produce unique presentations which have been enthusiastically received by audiences everywhere.

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...with so many dependent upon continuing low Federal Funds rates and the likely damage of an ill-judged raise so disastrous, that is highly likely to remove one of the big fears of gold bulls—a resumption of the dollar bull market sparked by further Fed tightening. In fact, once it becomes clear that the Fed CAN’T raise rates (though they may try), the dollar will fall, giving gold another boost. However, the next big driver of gold likely comes not from central bankers, but from governments as we reach the end of the road for monetary policy and the baton is passed to allow fiscal largesse.

Whichever candidate ends up in the White House, you can be assured they will fire up the choppers and rain money down upon the country’s moribund economy and, with the Japanese and European central banks committed to buying corporate bonds and ETFs as well as what’s left of their sovereign bond markets, the coming recession is going to require a level of additional stimulus which, even now, is unprecedented... Read more