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Insights December 14, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Europe, Brexit and the credit cycle

Europe’s financial and systemic troubles have retreated from the headlines. This is partly due to the financial media’s attention switch...

Insights November 23, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Deflation must be embraced

There are two problems with understanding deflation: it is ill defined, and it has a bad name. This article puts deflation into its proper c...

Insights November 09, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Cryptos may destabilise fiat

The assumption in some quarters is that crypto-currencies will replace gold as money, or at least challenge it. This is an error borne out o...

Insights November 02, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The Brexit chicken game

At last, there are signs a sense of reality is dawning on the EU’s negotiators about the futility of trying to force the UK to agree to a...

Insights October 19, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The productivity myth

Every now and then, there’s a rash of commentary on national productivity. And for the British, productivity is all part of the Brexit ang...

Insights October 10, 2017 Stefan Wieler

The Path for Oil

Global oil prices (Brent) continue to trade in a narrow USD45-55/bbl price range, reversing from a brief breakout to the upside last week. H...

Insights October 05, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The upcoming increase in interest rates

Last week, both Janet Yellen of the Fed and Mark Carney of the Bank of England prepared financial markets for interest rate increases. The w...

Insights September 28, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Social destruction by the abuse of money

In Britain, the top 1% of earners pay over a quarter of all income tax collected, and while super-rich British residents perhaps don’t hav...