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Casting off the EU millstone

August 7th, 2019 (0)
  In this article, we look at the implications of the new Johnson government: its strategy, the likely outcome of EU negotiations, and the golden opportunities to reform trade, tax and monetary policies to secure a better future based ...

The reasoning behind Gold’s breakout

August 1st, 2019 (1)
  Gold’s dramatic move above $1400 has caught the investment establishment by surprise. Physical gold ETFs, as a proxy for direct portfolio investment, amount to only 0.05% of the estimated $250 trillion of global investment values. As well as ...

Stalling Markets

July 22nd, 2019 (0)
  The combination of American trade protectionism and the end of a failing credit expansion is leading into a global economic downturn, and potentially a systemic crisis. Meanwhile, investors still believe more extreme monetary policies will stabilise economies and ...

A whale is accumulating silver futures

July 12th, 2019 (0)
Silver’s recent price performance has been disappointing. Normally, it is almost twice as volatile as gold, so when the gold price rises 11%, as it has since last December, you would expect silver to rise about 20%. Instead it ...

The financial war escalates

July 3rd, 2019 (0)
Behind the scenes, the financial war between America and China is escalating dangerously into a war to secure global financial resources. At a time of growing liquidation of dollar assets by foreigners, the US Treasury’s internal analysis will highlight ...

For those who don’t understand inflation

June 14th, 2019 (0)
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 suckers being robbed by monetary policy. With the world facing a deepening recession, monetary ...

Post-tariff considerations

May 17th, 2019 (0)
  President Trump has declared he will extend tariffs of 25% on all America’s imports of Chinese goods. China is responding with tariff increases of its own. The consequences of this action and reaction will be to kick-start higher ...

Cyber wars and all that

May 3rd, 2019 (0)
  Behind the Huawei story, we must not forget there is a wider financial war being waged by America against China and Russia. Stories about China’s banks being short of dollars are incorrect: the shortage is of inward capital ...

The US Government Debt Crisis

May 2nd, 2019 (0)
  This article explains why the US Government is ensnared in a debt trap from which there is no escape. Its finances are spiralling out of control. In the context of a rapidly slowing global economy, the budget deficit ...

Currencies threatened by a credit crisis

February 15th, 2019 (0)
In this article I draw attention to the similarities between the current economic situation and that of 1929, and the threat to today’s unbacked currencies. There is the coincidence of trade protectionism with the top of the credit cycle, ...
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