- Marc Faber via a recent CNBC interview
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A Vicious Circle To The Downside Is Just Beginning
"It's not just tapering that is putting pressure on markets," Marc Faber warns in thie brief clip. "Emerging economies have practically no growth and we have a slowdown in China that is more meaningful than strategists are willing to believe," he adds and this is "causing a vicious circle to the downside" in inflated asset markets as most of the growth in the world over the last five years has come from emerging markets. Faber suggests Treasuries as a safe haven in the short-term; but is nervous of their value in the long-term as "debt is becoming burdensome on the system." "A lot of economic growth was driven by soaring asset prices"
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