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The Geopolitics of Gold

10/06/2021(0)
  A number of events are coming together which are set to push gold prices higher. Besides a combination of continuing inflationary policies and massive future budget deficits undermining ... Read More
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The real point of cryptocurrencies is not their price

27/05/2021(0)
The Wall Street Journal recently posted an email conversation between columnist Andy Kessler and billionaire Mark Cuban in which Cuban explains the real point of cryptocurrencies. Hint: It has ... Read More

The end of the LBMA is nigh

20/05/2021(0)
  Basel 3 is on course to regulate the LBMA out of existence. And with it will go all the associated arbitrage business and position-taking on Comex, because most ... Read More
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Why interest rate management fails

23/04/2021(0)
  This article explains why attempting to achieve economic outcomes by managing interest rates fails. The basis of monetary interventionist theories ignores the discoveries of earlier free-market thinkers, particularly ... Read More
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The global debt problem

15/04/2021(0)
  It has been recently estimated that global debts stand at $284 trillion equivalent, representing 355% of global GDP. Estimates such as these must be treated with caution, and ... Read More
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Paradise Lost

08/04/2021(0)
So a single political party gains control of a lockdown-battered country desperate for any and all forms of government spending. Direct payments, loan forgiveness, infrastructure, all of these and ... Read More
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Say’s law and the destruction of savings

02/04/2021(0)
  This article explains the fundamental mistake behind Keynes’s General Theory, the vade mecum for all macro and mathematical economists today. It is no exaggeration to say that his ... Read More
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The ECB’s financial suttee

22/03/2021(0)
  The European Commission is failing. Its response to Brexit and the pandemic, where it is now threatening emergency powers in order to secure vaccines is a latest throw ... Read More
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Inflation watch: Beware the ides of March

12/03/2021(0)
President Biden has now had his $1.9 trillion stimulus package passed into law, and it will not be the last in the current fiscal year. Covid is not over ... Read More
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The future of money is gold

25/02/2021(0)
  This article explains why the successor money to failing fiat is gold, not cryptocurrencies. Cryptos can only act as stores of value so long as fiat exists. I ... Read More
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