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Insights July 22, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Euro shorts smell blood

Within the eurozone there are great stresses. At one extreme there are punitive costs of borrowing for Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Ireland, Sp...

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 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 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 23, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The unseen hand

The assessment of economic growth based on Gross Domestic Product is a fallacy, because GDP is merely a measure of the amount of money in an...

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 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 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...

Insights May 19, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Bank balances and gold

There has been a growing shift in favour of assets relative to bank deposits. This was initially encouraged by zero interest rates, but more...