Embry – Gold & Silver Manipulation, Greece, Oil & Contagion
March 14, 2012
With continued volatility in gold and silver, oil holding above $106 and ongoing worries about the Greek CDS situation, today King World News interviewed John Embry, Chief Investment Strategist of the $10 billion strong Sprott Asset Management. Embry told KWN contagion in Europe is a major risk because of the situation in Greece, but first he had this to say about gold, silver and oil: “Jim Sinclair hit it on the head the other day when he said the central banks are scared stiff of the gold market because of their very aggressive monetary policy. They can say anything they want, but they have no choice but to follow quantitative easing to infinity. The amount of money they will create will be astounding.”
John Embry continues:
“Eventually the gold market is going to realize this and it’s going to go berserk, but in the meantime the central planners can use market manipulation to keep a lid on gold. I guess it’s discouraging in the short-run, but in the long-run it means nothing.
I monitor gold’s relationship to platinum. It was only a couple of months ago that gold was trading almost $200 higher than platinum. Gold should be higher than platinum because it’s a monetary metal and platinum isn’t…