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Insights July 01, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Gold reentering monetary system

Early in 2011, the London Bullion Market Association began to push for gold to be recognised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision a...

Insights June 22, 2012 Felix Moreno de la Cova Solis

Fear Index update: June 2012

The constant talk about gold’s lack of yield, which in many analysts’ opinion disqualifies it as a desirable asset, ignores the very imp...

Insights June 14, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Physical silver demand heading higher

The silver price is depressed compared with its historical relationship to gold, one ounce being worth about 55 of silver, against the histo...

Insights June 13, 2012 Felix Moreno de la Cova Solis

The future of the euro

As Spain is bailed out, with some mystery over who exactly is going to be footing the bill, we are forced to focus once again on the existen...

Insights June 09, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Gold data hints at possible market upswing

With eurozone troubles taking yet another turn for the worse, China’s economy struggling, and US jobs data showing the American economy is...

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 12, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Gold bugs will be vindicated

In recent weeks, while the eurozone has suffered escalating levels of systemic stress in government bond markets and its banking system, the...

Insights May 12, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The role of GLD and SLV

In August 2011 I wrote to the Financial Services Authority to seek confirmation that the London-based custodians of SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) an...

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...