Alasdair Macleod

artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence, or can machines think?

11/05/2018(0)
  Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen as both a boon and a threat. It uses our personal data to influence our lives without us realising it. It is used ... Read More
economics

Economics 101: Who Sets Prices?

26/04/2018(0)
  Since the advent of nineteenth century socialism, politicians and economists in the centre ground have argued for a balanced approach, where vital services are provided by the state, ... Read More
U.S. dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration

Why A Dollar Collapse Is Inevitable

13/04/2018(0)
  “Naturally, the smooth termination of the gold-exchange standard, the restoration of the gold standard, and supplemental and interim measures that might be called for, in particular with a ... Read More
yuan-currency

The yuan-oil future and gold

03/04/2018(0)
  “There can be little doubt that the introduction of the yuan-denominated oil future has been a major strategic step for China.” Regular readers of Goldmoney’s research will be ... Read More
democracy

The Death Of Democracy

23/03/2018(0)
Anyone who thinks democracy doesn’t matter may be in for a rude shock later this year, when we know the result of America’s mid-term elections. The Deep State is ... Read More
yuan-currency

Oil-Yuan Futures To Start Later In The Month – Implications For Gold – Video

06/03/2018(0)
In this short video, Goldmoney’s Head of Research, Alasdair Macleod, shares his thoughts on the Oil-Yuan Futures and the implications for gold. How recent developments in China’s oil payments ... Read More
A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes and Japanese 10,000 yen notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Currency exchange value dynamics

02/03/2018(0)
  In a recent article I postulated that the dollar could lose all its purchasing power with a rapidity that will come as an unpleasant bombshell, even to those ... Read More
brexit

Brexit – the battle for ideas

09/02/2018(0)
  The battle for ideas in the Brexit debate comes down to two basic economic approaches. The neo-Keynesian macroeconomists in the permanent establishment, who manage the state as economic ... Read More
pension

Unsound money is crucifying pensions

30/01/2018(0)
  Deficits are mounting in pension obligations. It is a global problem over which pension trustees are helpless. It is also a problem that’s brushed under the carpet, with ... Read More
A containership at a loading terminal is seen in the port of Hamburg, Germany

The truth about trade

23/01/2018(1)
  The one subject, which became a headline issue last year, and even divides experts is trade. It will become increasingly important in 2018 as the US develops her ... Read More
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