In this video interview London-based investment manager John Butler talks with German financial journalist Lars Schall about, inter alia: the collapse of the paper gold market; the prospect of trading nations refusing paper money in exchange for their exports; and why the euro was perhaps in principal a fine idea, but won’t survive in its current form.
By Lars Schall
The following interview was conducted for and published by Matterhorn Asset MGMT in Zurich, Switzerland here.
John Butler, who studied economics, history, philosophy and international politics, has worked for over 15 years as an interest rate, currency and commodity strategist at major investment banks in North America and Europe. He was Managing Director and Head of the Index Strategies Group at Deutsche Bank in London, and Managing Director and Head of European Interest Rate Strategy at Lehman Brothers in London. He’s now the Chief Investment Officer of Amphora Capital, an independent investment and advisory firm in the City of London. In 2012 he published the book “The Golden Revolution: How to Prepare for the Coming Global Gold Standard,” published by John Wiley and Sons.
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