By Egon von Greyerz, Founder of Matterhorn Asset Management AG
"To keep the crumbling US economy afloat, the US government has flooded the country with worthless pieces of paper that they call money. In 1999 the US Federal debt was $ 5 trillion and today it is over $15 trillion. So in order to buy votes and keep investors happy, $10 trillion have been printed. Non-government US debt went up by another $30 trillion during the same period, creating a total of $40 trillion of liquidity..."