The overall effects of the UK voting to leave the European Union have yet to be fully determined, but so far they have actually been little more than a barometer to the global changes taking place in which people are rejecting globalism and desiring to take back local sovereignty within their countries.
However, central banks are probably ecstatic for the Brexit event since it will soon be used as the excuse they needed to begin new rounds of quantitative easing (QE) after refusing to acknowledge just how bad economic conditions truly are.
“The U.S. Federal Reserve may even embark on a fourth round of quantitative easing, or QE4, Faber said in an interview on Bloomberg Television on Wednesday, adding that he typically buys bullion every month. While he also likes gold shares, they need to correct first after recent gains, he said.
“If Brexit is used as an excuse, the central banks will print more money, QE4 in the U.S. is on the way and the depreciation in the purchasing power of currencies will continue,” Faber said in the interview from Hong Kong. “In that situation, you want to own some gold.” - Marc Faber, Bloomberg News
“This is going to be a huge crisis. Alan Greenspan was on CNBC saying this is the worst thing he has seen in his career. He’s not talking about what has already happened. He’s talking about what is ABOUT to happen. He understands how screwed up the economy is because he helped screw it up. . . . One of these days, you are going to see gold moving up at $100 clips routinely when people really perceive the dangers in the fiat world and come to grips with how much money these central banks are going to PRINT…” - Silver Doctors