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Insights August 31, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

See no evil, speak no evil…

The Jackson Hole speeches of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi last week were notable for the omission of any comment about the burning issues o...

Insights August 10, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Cryptocurrency - its status as money

The cryptocurrency craze is fascinating to an economist, or at least a student of catallactics, because it is a test of the theory of exchan...

Insights August 08, 2017 James Turk

Shakespeare on Finance

We are told by Shakespeare: “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Is it good advice? Like so many things in life, the answer is - it de...

Insights July 27, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Why economists cannot forecast recessions

The purpose of this article is to draw the widest attention to the chronic inability of the economic establishment to forecast recessions. N...

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 July 06, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Time for a new gold standard for Asia

Over half the world’s population, living in the Eurasian land mass, understands that gold is money. The leaders of the Asian nations also...