Space Oddity And Helicopter Money

By Egon von Greyerz – Re-Blogged From Gold Eagle

The Three Wise Men

By Egon Von Greyerz – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Two millennia ago according to the bible, three wise men came to offer Jesus the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. The peak of the Roman Empire is considered to be at the time Jesus was born although it took until 476 AD until the Western Empire finally fell.

Today, just over 2000 years later, we might be standing at another historical peak in the global economy. There are certainly many similarities like deficits, debts and decadence. Just like the Roman Emperors, current leaders have illusions of grandeur of a magnitude that the world has never seen before.

So let’s look at the modern version of the three wise men. What gifts are they bringing the world? As in the illustration below I have picked three central individuals in the world today; Draghi – head of the ECB, Li Keqiang – Premier of China and Abe – Prime minister of Japan. In themselves they are not that important but the country or region they represent is.

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