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Insights September 14, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

The dollar is central to the next crisis

Introduction and summary It is now possible to pencil in how the next credit crisis is likely to develop. At its centre is an overvalued do...

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 October 26, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

America’s stagflation

The accumulation of monetary policy errors by the Fed is increasingly certain to culminate in the credit crisis that always marks the end of...

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 12, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Oil for gold – the real story

Following an article in the Nikkei Asia Review, which reported China will shortly introduce an oil futures contract priced in yuan, there ha...

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 August 31, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

See no evil, speak no evil…

The Jackson Hole speeches of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi last week were notable for the omission of any comment about the burning issues o...

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 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...