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Why China should remove all trade tariffs

December 10th, 2018 (0)
  I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It will always be the best way to ...

G20 and the financial war

December 6th, 2018 (0)
  Introduction President Trump initiated the trade war with China. There is a widespread assumption he is pursuing his “art of the deal”, coming into negotiations aggressively to get a satisfactory compromise. Therefore, the script goes, China will be ...

Why interest rates are rising long-term

November 23rd, 2018 (0)
  There are growing expectations that the current cycle of rising interest rates will result in a deflationary recession. While a credit crisis is increasingly likely to evolve in the coming months, it is a highly inflationary situation. A ...

The psychology of systemic consensus

November 16th, 2018 (0)
  We are all too familiar with established views rejecting change. It has nothing to do with the facts. Officialdom’s mind is often firmly closed to all reason on the big issues. To appreciate why we must understand the ...

Prices When Gold Is Money

November 9th, 2018 (0)
  We are getting ahead of ourselves here. Gold does not circulate as money – yet. It might never do so. Perhaps the end of government currency, fiat money imposed on us by government laws, may never be replaced ...

The biggest of big pictures

October 26th, 2018 (0)
  I have had a request from Mrs Macleod to write down in simple terms what on earth is going on in the world, and why is it that I think gold is so important in this context. She-who-must-be-obeyed ...

Oil prices fall one percent amid global stock market slump

October 25th, 2018 (0)
Oil prices fell by around one percent on Thursday, coming under pressure from sharp selloffs in global stock markets, with U.S. stocks posting the biggest daily decline since 2011 to wipe out the year’s gains. Front-month Brent crude oil ...

We should ditch GDP as a measure of economic activity

October 10th, 2018 (0)
  This article exposes the false economic concepts behind GDP, which is only the visible tip of a large iceberg of economic deceit. Describing an increase in GDP as economic growth owes its meagre validity to imprecise definition. An ...

Will Britain ever manage to leave “Hotel California”?

October 1st, 2018 (0)
ast thing I remember, I was Running for the door I had to find the passage back to the place where I was before “Relax” said the night man, “We are programmed to receive. You can check out any ...

Currency Woes

August 17th, 2018 (0)
  This week’s collapse of the Turkish lira has dominated the headlines, and it is widely reported that this and other emerging market currencies are in trouble because of the withdrawal of dollar liquidity. There are huge quantities of ...
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