Alasdair Macleod

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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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A critique of modern socialism

02/09/2020(0)
  Socialism has moved on from the Marxist version of the state owning the means of production to one whereby production remains in the hands of individuals but are ... Read More
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Doubling down on failed policies with central bank digital currencies

27/08/2020(0)
Many central banks are researching retail digital currencies, which if implemented, would allow them to issue a new currency directly to the public, managed on a centralised ledger bypassing ... Read More
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An unexpected systemic crisis is for sure

18/08/2020(0)
  Downturns in bank credit expansion always lead to systemic problems. We are on the edge of such a downturn, which thanks to everyone’s focus on the coronavirus, is ... Read More
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Gold at $2k+. So why the fuss?

10/08/2020(0)
  There appears to be no way out for the bullion banks deteriorating $53bn short gold futures positions ($38bn net) on Comex. An earlier attempt between January and March ... Read More
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The Eurozone’s financial disintegration

31/07/2020(0)
Introduction The Euro Crisis Monitor (above) shows the increasing imbalances in the TARGET2 settlement system between all its members: the ECB (itself with a €145bn deficit) and the national ... Read More
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The pound’s future in a dollar collapse

28/07/2020(0)
  In recent articles for Goldmoney I have pointed out the dollar’s vulnerability to a final collapse in its purchasing power. This article focuses on the factors that will ... Read More
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