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Insights July 11, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

A whale is accumulating silver futures

Silver’s recent price performance has been disappointing. Normally, it is almost twice as volatile as gold, so when the gold price rises 1...

Insights June 06, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Forget velocity of money circulation

If there is one concept that illustrates the difference between a top-down macro-economic approach and the reality of everyday life it is th...

Insights May 30, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Interest rates, time-preference and gold

The interest rate fallacy There is a widespread assumption that interest rates represent the cost of borrowing money. In the narrow sense t...

Insights May 23, 2019 Roy Sebag

Drop Gold and The Myths We’re Told

A Naturalist Exposition of Gold’s Manifest Superiority to Bitcoin as Money Introduction The purpose of this paper is to formally add...

Insights May 09, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

In praise of Hayek’s masterwork o

Friedrich von Hayek first published The Road to Serfdom in 1944. His book was subsequently popularised by a condensed version in The Reader...

Insights April 18, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Nearly Everyone Is a Socialist Now

The expansionary phase of the global economy is almost certainly ending. A combination of excessive debt and trade protectionism is likely t...

Insights April 11, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Golden Straws In The Wind

Life in the world of gold bullion is full of mysteries. Each mystery is like a straw in the wind, which individually means little, but tempt...

Insights April 04, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

GDP-B doesn’t cut it either

GDP is hyped-up to be an all-important measure of economic activity. It does not measure economic activity, instead recording meaningless mo...

Insights March 14, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

EU monetary and economic failures

Introduction and summary The monetary, financial and political weaknesses of the EU are about to be exposed by the forthcoming global credi...