Alasdair Macleod

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America’s financial war strategy

23/04/2017(0)
America’s renewed desire to escalate military tensions is a front for America’s continual financial war, this time directed at North Korea, Syria and possibly Iran. This is likely to ... Read More
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The decline and fall of the EU

11/04/2017(0)
This article identifies the headwinds faced by the EU in the wake of Brexit. Without the UK, not only does the EU lose much of its importance on the ... Read More
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Can state spending ever be cut?

22/03/2017(0)
President Trump was elected on several promises, including one that he would fund tax cuts by cutting public spending. Cynics might note that his first action was to increase ... Read More
gold money

The fateful date

12/03/2017(0)
Caesar: What sayest thou to me now? Speak once again. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Caesar: He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass. This famous advice, ... Read More
gold

Central banks and gold

05/03/2017(0)
The very near future is likely to see a sea-change in central bankers’ attitude to the gold allocation in their reserves. The failure of G20 monetary policy since the ... Read More
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Global (economic) warming

26/02/2017(1)
If the economy was on its uppers, Trumpenomics could be reasonably compared with Reaganomics. But that is not the case. The economy is operating close to capacity, ….any further ... Read More
Economists

Price controls and propaganda

05/02/2017(0)
Most economists agree on one thing; price controls do not work. Many go on to say they create shortages of goods, which inevitably drives black market prices even higher ... Read More
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Global trade update

30/01/2017(0)
The easy pattern of prolonged trade negotiations has been rudely interrupted by President Trump. Europe The easy pattern of prolonged trade negotiations has been rudely interrupted by President Trump. ... Read More
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Gold – a primer for 2017

22/01/2017(0)
You know when to buy gold: it’s when nearly every trader and commentator tells you that gold is going lower and you should sell it. This is Harry Dent ... Read More
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Malice in Wonderland

15/01/2017(0)
Malice in Wonderland Recently, I was quietly reading in my armchair, eyes closing and trying to stay awake, and the next moment I was falling down a rabbit hole. ... Read More
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