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Insights October 20, 2015 Josh Crumb

SavingsTech, Back to the Future Edition

Time is money, so what can we learn about money from a time machine? View the Entire Research Piece as a PDF here. For Americans who came...

Insights September 10, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Equity markets and credit contraction

There is one class of money that is constantly being created and destroyed, and that is bank credit. Bank credit is created when a bank len...

Insights August 20, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

China chooses her weapons

China's recent mini-devaluations had less to do with her mounting economic challenges, and more to do with a statement from the IMF on 4 Aug...

Insights August 13, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Welcome to the world of ZIRP zombies

Interest rates in the US, Europe and the UK were reduced to close to zero in the wake of the Lehman crisis nearly seven years ago. Initiall...

Insights August 06, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Gibson’s paradox: the consequences

We now have an explanation for Gibson's paradox (posted here), a puzzle that has defeated mainstream economists from Fisher to Keynes and Fr...

Insights July 16, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Credit deflation and gold

There is a common view in financial markets that credit deflation is bad for gold prices, because gold nowadays is regarded as an asset to b...

Insights June 29, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

The euro crisis

Make no mistake; the Greek crisis is a euro crisis that threatens the solvency of the ECB itself, and therefore confidence in the currency....

Insights June 25, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Managing trade deficits

Currency devaluation is seen by nearly every macro-economist to be the cure for trade deficits. Recently they have recommended it to Greece...

Insights June 18, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Bonds and banks

This year has seen some big losses develop in the bond markets, though prices have stabilised in recent days. The chart above is of the y...

Insights May 28, 2015 Alasdair Macleod


There appears to be little or nothing in the monetarists' handbook to enable them to assess the risk of a loss of confidence in the purchasi...