Sachwerte

Sachwerte

A German term for something of real value. The pursuit of Sachwerte was constant in Germany and Austria in the early 1920s, when cash lost its value almost as soon as it was printed. Examples of Sachwerte include real estate, businesses, and even furniture.
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The search for non-financial assets looks like characteristic behaviour in any financial crisis - what was known during the great drama of hyperinflation in Weimar Germany as "die Flucht in die Sachwerte," the flight to material assets.
The search for non-financial assets looks like characteristic behavior in any financial crisis -- what was known during the great drama of hyperinflation in Weimar Germany as "die Flucht in die Sachwerte," the flight to material assets.