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Insights February 16, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

The origin of cycles

It was Karl Marx who was among the first believers that cyclical behaviour was endemic to free markets. He lived through a time when there...

Insights February 02, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Price controls and propaganda

Most economists agree on one thing; price controls do not work. Many go on to say they create shortages of goods, which inevitably drives bl...

Insights January 23, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Using gold as money

Goldmoney’s Personal, Business, and Wealth products are among the first to achieve recognition as compliant with the new Shariah gold stan...

Insights January 19, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Gold – a primer for 2017

You know when to buy gold: it’s when nearly every trader and commentator tells you that gold is going lower and you should sell it. This...

Insights January 12, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Malice in Wonderland

Malice in Wonderland Recently, I was quietly reading in my armchair, eyes closing and trying to stay awake, and the next moment I was falli...

Insights December 29, 2016 Alasdair Macleod

Drifting into fascism

Most people regard governments and their central banks as forces for the good. Financial crises and suchlike are therefore blamed on capital...

Insights December 15, 2016 Alasdair Macleod

Trump, Russia and China

Even before he takes office, President-elect Trump is turning the world upside down. It has become clear his attitude towards Russia and...

Insights December 08, 2016 Alasdair Macleod

Why Europe must end in tears

The latest consequence of economic mismanagement in Europe was the failed attempt at constitutional reform in Italy this week. The Italian...

Insights December 02, 2016 Stefan Wieler

The Gold Sell-off : How far might it go?

The Gold Sell-off : How far might it go? Introduction The market is currently pricing in a goldilocks scenario of stronger economic growth...