Alasdair Macleod

silver

A whale is accumulating silver futures

12/07/2019(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, ... Read More
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The financial war escalates

03/07/2019(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 ... Read More
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For those who don’t understand inflation

14/06/2019(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 ... Read More
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Post-tariff considerations

17/05/2019(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 ... Read More
Cyber-Experts

Cyber wars and all that

03/05/2019(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 ... 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

The US Government Debt Crisis

02/05/2019(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 ... Read More
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Currencies threatened by a credit crisis

15/02/2019(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 ... Read More
World-currencies

Trade wars – a catalyst for economic crisis

01/02/2019(0)
In my last article I used a proven accounting identity to show that the end result of President Trump’s trade tariffs would be to increase the trade deficit, assuming ... Read More
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The Tragedy Of The Euro

11/01/2019(0)
  After two decades, the euro’s minders look set to drive the Eurozone into deep trouble. December was the last month of the ECB’s monthly purchases of government debt. ... Read More
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Markets are all about flows

08/01/2019(0)
  This article looks at prospective supply and demand factors for financial assets in the New Year and beyond. Investors should take into account money flowing into and out ... Read More
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