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Insights May 12, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The role of GLD and SLV

In August 2011 I wrote to the Financial Services Authority to seek confirmation that the London-based custodians of SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) an...

Insights April 28, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Financial regulators and the free market

Adam Smith’s great insight was that in a commercial transaction both parties benefit. Before his time, it was generally believed that in a...

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 April 14, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

TARGETing problems in eurozone

It seems that every time you turn over a stone on the rocky shore that is the financial condition of the eurozone you find yet another nasty...

Insights March 18, 2012 James Turk

Chinese gold imports will keep increasing

Since China began to embrace economic progress in the 1990s and let the compelling forces of capitalism take hold to raise living standards...

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 06, 2012 James Hickling

Howard and Warren Buffett on gold

Sons often rebel against their fathers, but what accounts for the difference between Howard Buffett’s view of gold, and that of his son ...

Insights February 18, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

The destruction of savings by inflation

In the past, insurance companies and pension funds have been keen to advertise the benefit of compounding arithmetic for savings. Over th...