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Insights January 16, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Why is bank credit so destructive?

“Because your question searches for deep meaning, I shall explain in simple words.” – Dante, Inferno Periodic economic destr...

Insights December 26, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Bond worries and gold

There is evidence that US Treasury bond yields may continue to rise, exposing the debt trap in which the US government finds itself. Market...

Insights December 05, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Fiat’s failings, gold and blockchains

The world stands on the edge of a cyclical downturn, exacerbated by trade tariffs initiated by America. We know what will happen: the major...

Insights October 31, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

The monetary lessons from Germany

Germany suffered two currency collapses in the last century, in 1920-23 and1945-48. The architect of the recovery from the former, Hjalmar S...

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 October 03, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

An Inflationary Depression

Financial markets are ignoring bearish developments in international trade, which coincide with the end of a long expansionary phase for cre...

Insights September 27, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

The Ghost of Failed Banks Returns

Last week’s failure in the US repo market might have had something to do with Deutsche Bank’s disposal of its prime brokerage to BNP, br...

Insights September 05, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

China or US?

China has made some silly errors in its conflict with the US, reflecting the arrogance that often afflicts every state actor. But the appear...