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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 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 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 14, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Outlook for the dollar price of gold

Now that gold has become overbought on Comex, the price is vulnerable to being trashed, yet again, by the too-big-to-fail banks. It is a fam...

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 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 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...