Alasdair Macleod

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Economic and monetary outlook for 2021

05/01/2021(0)
The most important event in the new year is likely to be the Fed losing control of its iron grip on markets. The dollar’s declining trend is already well ... Read More
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The psychology of money

30/12/2020(0)
  The world stands on the threshold of monetary hyperinflation with the US dollar leading the way. The final months of fiat money are coming into view. What will ... Read More
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Prospects for the UK and the pound

15/12/2020(0)
This article assesses the likelihood of the pound following the dollar into monetary hyperinflation. Between March and September, the US Government financed twice as much of its spending by ... Read More
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The global reset scam

20/11/2020(0)
  This article takes a tilt at increasing speculation about statist global resets, and why plans such as those promoted by the World Economic Forum will fail. Central bank ... Read More
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The monetary logic for gold and silver

17/11/2020(0)
  A considered reflection of current events leads to only one conclusion, and that is accelerating inflation of the dollar’s money supply is firmly on the path to destroying ... Read More
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The destruction of the euro

26/10/2020(0)
  The Eurozone is bust. The deterioration of TARGET2 imbalances have been hardly noticed, but in recent months it has been alarming. Despite official denials over the years that ... Read More
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The emerging evidence of hyperinflation

15/10/2020(0)
  Note: all references to inflation are of the quantity of money and not to the effect on prices unless otherwise indicated. In last week’s article I showed why ... Read More
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Lessons on inflation from the past

25/09/2020(0)
  This article examines two inflationary experiences in the past in an attempt to predict the likely outcome of today’s monetary policies. The German hyperinflation of 1923 demonstrated that ... Read More
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China is killing the dollar

23/09/2020(0)
  In the wake of the Fed’s promise of 23 March to print money without limit in order to rescue the covid-stricken US economy, China changed its policy of ... Read More
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Inflation, deflation and other fallacies

15/09/2020(0)
  There can be little doubt that macroeconomic policies are failing around the world. The fallacies being exposed are so entrenched that there are bound to be twists and ... Read More
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