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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 April 25, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

A plea for sanity

An article by Professor Lew Spellman has caught the attention of the sharp-eyed, and may indeed be important. Spellman, who in the past has...

Insights April 22, 2012 James Turk

The myth of riskless debt

Much has been learned from the ongoing financial debacle that has been painfully rattling the world’s financial structure in recent years....

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 17, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Eurozone banks and contagion risk

Greece has now defaulted, and other eurozone governments as well as agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank...

Insights March 13, 2012 James Hickling

The scientific case for gold

As far as precious metals are concerned, there's plenty of comment about the bullish case for these metals with reference to economics and p...

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...

Insights March 03, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Where is Greece’s gold?

Recently there have been reports that if Greece defaults on the new bail-out package, creditors will be entitled to seize her gold. Whether...