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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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Irrational Fears Of Deflation
The benefits of deflation of prices brought about by a combination of sound money and markets free from government intervention have been demonstrated to be the best economic environment.
Why Is Bank Credit So Destructive?
Periodic economic destruction by bank credit is not new. It has been a problem for millennia.
How To Return To Sound Money
Given the current fiat money system is on a path towards its own destruction it is not surprising that there has been increasing talk of a monetary reset.
Gold’s Outlook For 2020
An overview of the economic conditions that will drive the gold price in 2020 and beyond, including the turn of the credit cycle, the effect on government deficits and how they are to be financed.
Bond Worries And Gold
There is evidence that US Treasury bond yields may continue to rise, exposing the debt trap in which the US government finds itself.
Post-Brexit Planning
Brexit will be done by the end of next month when trade negotiations with the EU will begin. Importantly, Britain’s negotiating position has strengthened immeasurably, and the new government is not afraid to use it.
Statistical Misdirection
Why GDP is a statistical fallacy and why the use of an inflation deflator is not only inappropriate but has been manipulated to produce an outcome that wrongly attributes success to monetary policies?
Fiat’s Failings, Gold And Blockchains
We have seen what is required for an enduring solution to the world’s monetary ills, but western welfare-heavy states have neither the mandate nor the theoretical knowledge to implement and understand it.
America’s Trade Policy Will End Up Destroying The Dollar
America’s tariffs against China are already showing signs of undermining the global economy and will create a funding crisis for the Federal Government.
150 Years Of Bank Credit Expansion Is Near Its End
The legal formalization of the creation of bank credit commenced with England’s 1844 Bank Charter Act. It has led to a regular cycle of expansion and collapse of outstanding bank credit.
Plans For A Global Dystopia
Global policy planners intend to deliver replacements for both dollar hegemony and fossil fuels. Plans may appear uncoordinated and in their early stages, but these issues are becoming increasingly linked.
The Monetary Lessons From Germany
The end of currencies might not be immediate. The lessons from the past tell us that the public can be slow to recognize what is happening to their money and savings.
Precious Metals Round-Up
Growing evidence of an economic downturn despite unprecedented monetary inflation since Lehman means a new credit and systemic crisis is becoming increasingly certain.
Money And The Theory Of Exchange
Evidence mounts that the global credit cycle has turned towards its perennial crisis stage.
Monetary Failure Is Becoming Inevitable
There is an unpleasant conjunction of events beginning to undermine government finances in advanced nations.
An Inflationary Depression
Financial markets are ignoring bearish developments in international trade, which coincide with the end of a long expansionary phase for credit.
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