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Insights September 21, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The forthcoming global crisis

The global economy is now in an expansionary phase, with bank credit being increasingly available for non-financial borrowers. This is alway...

Insights September 07, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Further thoughts on Gibson’s paradox

“The paradox is one of the most completely established empirical facts in the whole field of quantitative economics.” – John Maynard K...

Insights August 24, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Gold – crossing the Rubicon

Gold is challenging the $1300 level for the third time this year. If it breaks upwards out of this consolidation phase convincingly, it coul...

Insights August 17, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The fiscal benefits of free trade

Western governments have an overriding problem, and that is they have reached or exceeded the bounds of taxation, at a time when legally man...

Insights August 10, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Cryptocurrency - its status as money

The cryptocurrency craze is fascinating to an economist, or at least a student of catallactics, because it is a test of the theory of exchan...

Insights August 03, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Follow the money

Since 2009, equities and other financial assets have climbed a wall of worry. Initially, it was recovery from the threat of a complete finan...

Insights July 20, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

How can the Fed possibly unwind QE?

There are currently two important items on the Fed’s wish list. The first is to restore interest rates to more normal levels, and the seco...

Insights July 13, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The logic of a modern gold standard

In last week’s Insight, I analysed the current geopolitical situation and concluded that it was now in the interest of the Shanghai Cooper...