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Insights May 27, 2012 James Turk

Paper gold pitfalls

Last year's disastrous collapse of MF Global has impacted financial markets around the world in many ways. Given that it was one of the larg...

Insights May 19, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Currency collapse dynamics

The reason we accept paper money as a store of value is habit. This habit has its origins in history, when banks took our gold as deposit an...

Insights May 05, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Keynesian vs Austrian debate hotting up

A preview of the current lively debate between the 2 sides of the economic coin.Last week, an Austrian-School economist, Robert Wenzel, gave...

Insights May 05, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The case against deflation

Regular readers will know I am in the inflation, possibly hyperinflation camp; but there are those that think the future is more likely to b...

Insights April 28, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Financial regulators and the free market

Adam Smith’s great insight was that in a commercial transaction both parties benefit. Before his time, it was generally believed that in a...

Insights April 21, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The paradox of choice

Here is a puzzle for Keynesian and other neo-classical economists.When a consumer buys something, he must choose; and if he increases his pu...

Insights March 24, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Asia’s golden future

For most of the last century the default currency for international settlements has been the US dollar. This has given America ultimate p...

Insights March 18, 2012 James Turk

Chinese gold imports will keep increasing

Since China began to embrace economic progress in the 1990s and let the compelling forces of capitalism take hold to raise living standards...

Insights March 10, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The Fed gets creative

According to a story in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, the US Federal Reserve is considering buying long-term Treasury and mortgage bond...