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Insights October 10, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Monetary failure is becoming inevitable

This article posits that there is an unpleasant conjunction of events beginning to undermine government finances in advanced nations. They c...

Insights September 18, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Measuring Recession

Using nominal GDP, or GDP deflated by the CPI, as the principal guide to the state of the economy is a common mistake which will eventually...

Insights August 29, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Negative interest rates and gold

The reason for persistent strength in the price of gold can be found in the changing relationship between time preference for monetary gold,...

Insights August 22, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Our costly dalliance with Lord Keynes

In “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money”, Keynes virtually created macroeconomics. But Keynes was a mathematician, not...

Insights August 15, 2019 Goldmoney Insights

Silver prices with explosive upside

Silver prices have lagged gold prices since 2017 which has pushed the gold-to-silver ratio close to the all-time high. Silver prices are als...

Insights August 01, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Casting off the EU millstone

In this article, we look at the implications of the new Johnson government: its strategy, the likely outcome of EU negotiations, and the gol...

Insights July 16, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Refuting Ted Butler’s criticism

Following last Thursday’s article on silver (A whale is accumulating silver futures), Ted Butler, an analyst who specifically follows silv...

Insights July 11, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

A whale is accumulating silver futures

Silver’s recent price performance has been disappointing. Normally, it is almost twice as volatile as gold, so when the gold price rises 1...

Insights July 05, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Broken markets and fragile currencies

There are growing signs that the global economic slowdown is for real. As was the case in 1929, the combination of the peak of the credit cy...

Insights June 20, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

The Financial War Escalates

Behind the scenes, the financial war between America and China is escalating dangerously into a war to secure global financial resources. At...