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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...

Insights June 22, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Left wing, right wing, and free markets

One of the saddest things about Britain’s recent general election was the level of ignorance displayed by all parties on the broad subject...

Insights June 01, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Safety in banking

There was a time when banks acted as custodians of their customers’ money. Indeed, keeping a person’s money and using it as if it belong...

Insights May 25, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Debts, Bastiat and modern economics

There is a well-worn conundrum told about a stranger, who walks into the hotel in a remote, sleepy village in Mexico, and reserves a room fo...

Insights May 18, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The importance of randomness

The greatest strength of a truly free market economy, where money is sound and does not corrupt prices, is the absence of cyclical action. W...

Insights April 27, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

End of empire

"Already, China dominates world trade. Her own economy is already significantly larger than that of the US on the PPP estimates. While...

Insights April 06, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The decline and fall of the EU

This article identifies the headwinds faced by the EU in the wake of Brexit. Without the UK, not only does the EU lose much of its importan...

Insights March 30, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Brexit triggered

And why Britain should succeed in the negotiations This is the week that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was triggered, and the two years o...

Insights March 23, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Why free trade is officially dead

G20 Finance ministers meeting in Baden Baden last weekend agreed, on America’s insistence, to drop the long-standing commitment to free tr...

Insights March 02, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Central banks and gold

The very near future is likely to see a sea-change in central bankers’ attitude to the gold allocation in their reserves. The failure of G...