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Alasdair has been a celebrated stockbroker and Member of the London Stock Exchange for over four decades. His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance and investment strategy.

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Rising Bond Yields Threaten Financial Markets
Equity markets are driven more by money flows rather than perceived economic prospects. Bank credit for the industry is contracting, commodity prices are soaring, and supply chains remain disrupted.
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The Economic Consequences Of Bank Credit Contraction
As well as financing escalating government deficits, central banks face an additional problem of replacing contracting bank credit to the non-financial private sector if a slump is to be avoided.
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The Coming Oil Shortage – Part II
The oil price crash on the back of the COVID-19 lockdowns has accelerated the coming supply crunch.
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EC Why Interest Rate Management Fails
Gibson’s paradox demolishes the theory that managing interest rates controls price inflation. Changes in the level of outstanding bank credit have nothing to do with interest rates, except perhaps in extremis.
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The Coming Oil Shortage
The oil price crash on the back of the COVID-19 lockdowns has accelerated the coming supply crunch.
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Why The Future Money Is Gold And Silver
A reminder of why they always will be sound money and why bitcoin cannot fill that role.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ADRU BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
BWX SPDR Barclays Capital International Treasury Bond ETF
BXUB Barclays Bank PLC
BXUC Barclays Bank PLC
CHN The China Fund Inc.
CN Deutsche X-trackers Harvest MSCI All China Equity ETF
CNY Market Vectors-Renminbi/USD ETN
CXSE WisdomTree China ex-State-Owd Entpr ETF
CYB WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan Fund
DBEU Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Europe Hdgd Eq
DBEZ Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EMU Hedged Eq
DBUK Deutsche X-trackers UK Hedged Equity ETF
DEZU iShares Adaptive Ccy Hdgd MSCI Euroz ETF
DRR Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN
DXPS WisdomTree UK Hedged ETF
EEA The European Equity Fund Inc.
EGF BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund Inc.
EPS WisdomTree Earnings 500 Fund
EPV UltraShort MSCI Europe ProShares
EUFX ProShares Short Euro
EUO ProShares UltraShort Euro
EURL Direxion Daily FTSE Europe Bull 3x Shares ETF
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund
EWUS iShares Trust
EZU iShares MSCI EMU Index Fund
FCA First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund 2
FEEU Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Europe 50
FEP First Trust Europe AlphaDEX ETF
FEU SPDR DJ Stoxx 50
FEUZ First Trust Eurozone AlphaDex ETF
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Head of Research, GoldMoney
GoldMoney
January 2012 - Present (9 years 6 months)

GoldMoney is one of the world’s leading providers of physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium for private and corporate customers, allowing users to buy precious metals online. The easy to use website makes investing in gold and other precious metals accessible 24/7.

 

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1961 / 1964

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