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Insights August 12, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Anniversary of the credit crunch

We are coming up to the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis, at least for the UK’s banking system, because it was five years ago tha...

Insights July 29, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The inevitable death of the euro

On Thursday the European Central Bank’s Mario Draghi was moved to defend the euro, after Spain’s government bond yields rose dramaticall...

Insights July 08, 2012 James Turk

When bailouts don’t work

Sometimes bailouts do not achieve what is intended, which is one reason they should be avoided. The people of Iceland apparently have some d...

Insights July 07, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

LIBOR fixing implicates government as well

The LIBOR scandal has been hogging headlines of late, with questions raised again about the extent to which big banks are now a law unto the...

Insights June 30, 2012 James Turk

Where was the gold?

I am an avid reader of monetary history. Of late I have been focusing on the monetary events of the 1920s and 1930s. By learning from the ma...

Insights June 17, 2012 James Turk

Wooing the Germans

It has been over a year since Mr Axel Weber made his surprise decision not to seek the top post at the European Central Bank, which led soon...

Insights June 16, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

A call to arms for central banks

The rate at which the majority of the eurozone is descending into insolvency is accelerating. The rescue package for Spanish banks, which ap...

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 06, 2012 Felix Moreno de la Cova Solis

The real cost of not owning gold

Bloomberg recently published an illustrative slideshow titled “The Real Cost of Owning Gold”. As usual when dealing with precious metals...