Goldmoney Insights
Insights Market Updates Prices & Charts Media Encyclopedia Library Author Bios

Latest Goldmoney Insights

Insights November 16, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Will macro-economists ever learn?

As we lurch through successive credit crises, central bankers and economists believe they learn valuable lessons every time, and that the ul...

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 13, 2017 John Butler

Common commodity misconceptions

Commodities are the most basic economic goods, providing essential inputs into progressively more complex goods at advanced stages of produc...

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 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 07, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Further thoughts on Gibson’s paradox

“The paradox is one of the most completely established empirical facts in the whole field of quantitative economics.” – John Maynard K...

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...