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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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The Eurozone’s Financial Disintegration
The Euro Crisis Monitor shows the increasing imbalances in the TARGET2 settlement system between all its members: the ECB (itself with a €145bn deficit) and the national central banks in the Eurozone.
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Explaining The Credit Cycle
The credit cycle drives the business, or trade cycle. It should be obvious that changes in the quantity of money, mostly in the form of bank credit, has an effect on business conditions.
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The Pound’s Future In A Dollar Collapse
Despite having the most libertarian government for the last forty years, there is little sign any senior ministers really understand monetary affairs.
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The New Deal Is A Bad Old Deal
The current economic situation, together with the response by major governments, compares with the run-in to the depression of the 1930s. Yet to come in the repetitious credit cycle is the collapse in financial asset values and a banking crisis.
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A Potential Crisis In Comex Gold
We are all used to the bullion banks covering their shorts on Comex by waiting until the speculators are over-bullish and vulnerable to mark-downs that trigger their stops.
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Prices Are Going To Rise — And Fast
Transmitting money into the real economy is proving difficult, with banks wanting to reduce their balance sheets, and very reluctant to expand credit. Sooner or later bank failures are inevitable and will be a wake-up call for markets.
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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 (8 years 9 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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