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Insights August 15, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Inflationary financing and GDP

This article demonstrates that only government borrowing in the US and UK drives GDP growth. This surprising conclusion is confirmed by long...

Insights July 25, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

The Reasoning Behind Gold’s Breakout

Gold’s dramatic move above $1400 has caught the investment establishment by surprise. Physical gold ETFs, as a proxy for direct portfolio...

Insights July 11, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

A whale is accumulating silver futures

Silver’s recent price performance has been disappointing. Normally, it is almost twice as volatile as gold, so when the gold price rises 1...

Insights July 05, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Broken markets and fragile currencies

There are growing signs that the global economic slowdown is for real. As was the case in 1929, the combination of the peak of the credit cy...

Insights June 27, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

An aide-memoire for Boris

An instinctive free-trader, Boris Johnson, is almost certain to be elected as the next UK Prime Minister. His immediate mission will be to e...

Insights June 13, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

For those who don’t understand inflation

This article is a wake-up call for those who do not understand the true purpose of monetary inflation, and do not realise they are the sucke...

Insights May 23, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Brexit – Theresa May’s final act

Brexit has been a long, drawn-out saga. But finally, Theresa May’s indecision appears to be coming to an end. She has finally been cornere...

Insights May 16, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Post-tariff considerations

President Trump has declared he will extend tariffs of 25% on all America’s imports of Chinese goods. China is responding with tariff incr...

Insights May 09, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

In praise of Hayek’s masterwork o

Friedrich von Hayek first published The Road to Serfdom in 1944. His book was subsequently popularised by a condensed version in The Reader...

Insights April 18, 2019 Alasdair Macleod

Nearly Everyone Is a Socialist Now

The expansionary phase of the global economy is almost certainly ending. A combination of excessive debt and trade protectionism is likely t...