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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 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...

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 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 27, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Why economists cannot forecast recessions

The purpose of this article is to draw the widest attention to the chronic inability of the economic establishment to forecast recessions. N...

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 June 29, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Understanding money and prices

This article explains the money side of prices, and why government currencies, unbacked by gold, are doomed to collapse. And why gold, which...