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Insights September 03, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

The danger of eliminating cash

In the early days of central banking, one primary objective of the new system was to take ownership of the public's gold, so that in a crisi...

Insights September 10, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Equity markets and credit contraction

There is one class of money that is constantly being created and destroyed, and that is bank credit. Bank credit is created when a bank len...

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 July 30, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

China’s 1929 moment

Anyone with a nose for markets will tell you that the Chinese government's attempt to rescue the country's stock markets from collapse is fa...

Insights August 13, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Welcome to the world of ZIRP zombies

Interest rates in the US, Europe and the UK were reduced to close to zero in the wake of the Lehman crisis nearly seven years ago. Initiall...

Insights April 04, 2014 Alasdair Macleod

Renewed estimates of Chinese gold demand

Geopolitical and market background I have been revisiting estimates of the quantities of gold being absorbed by China, and yet again I have...

Insights December 10, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

India and Gold

The Indian government made headlines recently with its attempts to obtain possession of the gold held by its citizens. It claims it is in t...

Insights April 20, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

America’s financial war strategy

Abstract America’s renewed desire to escalate military tensions is a front for America’s continual financial war, this time directed at...

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...