Alasdair Macleod

currency

Currency Woes

17/08/2018(0)
  This week’s collapse of the Turkish lira has dominated the headlines, and it is widely reported that this and other emerging market currencies are in trouble because of ... Read More
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End Of Credit Cycle Dynamics

15/08/2018(0)
  While there is no starting-pistol that tells us the final phase of the credit cycle leading into the next credit crisis has actually begun, nearly all the signs ... Read More
macroeconomics

Macroeconomics Has Lost Its Way

03/08/2018(0)
  The father of modern macroeconomics was Keynes. Before Keynes there were macro considerations, which were firmly grounded in human action, the personal preferences and choices exercised by individuals ... Read More
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Valuing Gold In A World Awash With Dollars

27/07/2018(0)
Summary In this article I point to the pressures on the Fed to moderate monetary policy, but that will only affect the timing of the next cyclical credit crisis. ... Read More
free markets

State or Individual?

20/07/2018(0)
  The most important question faced by the human race is almost never addressed in modern times: which should be the master, the state over the individual or the ... Read More
financial markets

Irrational Beliefs Are Ruling Markets

04/07/2018(0)
  To understand the consequences of the credit cycle, we must dismiss pure opinion, and examine the evidence rationally. This article assesses the fate of the dollar on the ... Read More
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Singapore, Trade and Geopolitics

26/06/2018(0)
  The Western media was incredulous. The Donald had disregarded diplomacy, scuttled out of the G7 meeting in Canada without endorsing the G7 agreement, and ended up shaking hands ... Read More
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Living Dangerously

18/06/2018(0)
  Regular readers of Goldmoney’s Insights should be aware by now that the cycle of business activity is fuelled by monetary policy, and that the periodic booms and slumps ... Read More
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Gold’s Monetary Rehabilitation

04/06/2018(0)
  There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that’s developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar’s hegemony. It is perhaps too early ... Read More
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
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