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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 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 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 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 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...