The 10th “In Gold we Trust” report: Gold is back, a new bull market is emerging

Vaduz/Vienna, June 28, 2016:  The 10th “In Gold we Trust” report will be presented at an international press conference on June 28, 2016. The 170-page publication is considered the “gold standard” of gold analysis and a must-read for all interested (gold) investors. Last year’s issue was downloaded more than 1.5 million times, hence this report is one of the most widely read gold studies in the world. 

► Gold is back, a new bull market is emerging

► Increasing uncertainty about economic and political developments boosts the gold price

► Monetary stimulus ongoing: the BoJ and the ECB are creating the equivalent amount of the world's entire annual gold production via their QE programs each month

► BREXIT: Uncertainty will negatively affect growth. Further monetary and fiscal stimulus to be expected to counter further disintegration of the Union

► Dollar strength upon US-recovery and normalization was major contributor to gold/commodity weakness of the last years

► The narrative of economic recovery is crumbling; US recession cannot be ruled out; faith in monetary policy measures declines

► Continued depreciation of the US dollar and strength in commodities may lead to higher inflation, or maybe stagflation

► The persisting low interest rate environment is leading to a revival in interest in gold investments on the part of institutional investors

► In addition to gold, this generally means a positive environment for inflation-sensitive assets like silver and mining stocks

► Incrementum confirms its long-term price target of USD 2,300 for June 2018

The report can be downloaded here:

In Gold we Trust – Extended version (160 pages) – English  

In Gold we Trust – Compact version (20 pages) – English  

In 12 chapters the fund managers of the independent investment boutique Incrementum AG, Ronald-Peter Stöferle and Mark Valek, analyze the state of the international financial architecture and its interaction with the gold price. For many years the authors have taken a critical position on permanent monetary interventions and their consequences. Their stance is contrary to the prevailing opinion in the markets according to which the global economy has been successfully nursed to a path of recovery by Neo-Keynesian economic policy, which will be cut back sooner or later. Instead Stöferle and Valek claim that the economic growth of recent years is artificial and fragile, while the current monetary system depends on permanent inflation. In the report they examine measures such as negative interest rates and helicopter money , that are likely to become increasingly relevant in the future, and discuss their impact on gold .

 

The essential conclusion of the extensive gold study is: Gold is back! After years of falling price inflation rates, of a strong US dollar and market participants that lulled themselves into a false sense of security, the trend of inflation has reversed and first doubts regarding the narrative of the economic recovery have arisen. During the past 12 months uncertainty has found expression twice in significant stock market upheaval. In the course of the market meltdown in the beginning of this year the gold price displayed substantial momentum and had its strongest first quarter ever in USD terms.

About the “In Gold we Trust” report:  

Ronald-Peter Stoeferle has written the ‘In Gold we Trust’ study for 10 consecutive years. For 3 years it has been co-authored by his partner Mark Valek. It provides a “holistic“ assessment of the gold sector and the most important factors influencing it, including real interest rates, opportunity costs, debt, central bank policy etc.

The authors are proud that the following highly renowned companies are “Premium Partners” of the report: Philoro EDELMETALLE GmbH, Münze Österreich AG, Endeavour SilverCorp., Bullion Capital Ltd., Global Gold Inc., ÖGUSSA GmbH and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.

Contact:

Incrementum Liechtenstein AG
Landstraße 1
9490 – Vaduz/Liechtenstein

Email:

Mark Valek:  mjv@incrementum.li
Ronald-Peter Stoeferle:  rps@incrementum.li

About Incrementum AG:

Incrementum AG is an owner-managed and fully licensed asset manager & wealth manager based in the Principality of Liechtenstein. Our business focus is the management of investment funds that we believe to be unique.

What makes us exceptional in the traditional asset management space? We evaluate all our investments not only from a global economy perspective but taking the current state of the global monetary regime into account. This analysis produces what we consider a truly holistic view of the state of financial markets. We believe our profound understanding of monetary history, out-of-the-box reasoning and prudent research allows our clients to prosper in this challenging market environment.

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Incrementum AG is an owner-managed and fully licensed asset manager & wealth manager based in the Principality ofLiechtenstein. Our business focus is the management of investment funds that we believe to be unique.What makes us exceptional in the traditional asset management space? We evaluate all our investments not only froma global economy perspective but taking the current state of the global monetary regime into account. This analysisproduces what we consider a truly holistic view of the state of financial markets. We believe our profoundunderstanding of monetary history, out-of-the-box reasoning and prudent research allows our clients to prosper in thischallenging market environment.

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“The narrative of economic recovery is to a large extent an illusion. Together with the rally in asset prices, it created a positive atmosphere in the markets for several years, while gold was abandoned. Now, however, the tide seems to be turning.”
Mark Valek, Founding partner and investment manager of Incrementum AG