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Saturday, February 8, 2014
Marc Faber Fears "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"
"For the next three to six months probably they are a better place to be than equities,"