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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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Golden Straws In The Wind
Life in the world of gold bullion is full of mysteries. Each mystery is like a straw in the wind, which individually means little, but tempting us to speculate there’s a greater meaning behind it all.
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EC GDP-B Doesn’t Cut It Either
GDP is hyped-up to be an all-important measure of economic activity. It does not measure economic activity, instead, recording meaningless money-totals spent in unsound currency over a given period.
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In Defence Of Free Markets
To understand why free markets are more often than not unpopular, we must put them into a context of human behavior. In this regard, we can stylise a cycle of collective behavior into three characteristic phases.
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Gold - Preparing For The Next Move
The global economy is at a cross-road, with international trade stalling and undermining domestic economies.
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EU Monetary And Economic Failures
The monetary, financial and political weaknesses of the EU are about to be exposed by the forthcoming global credit crisis.
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The Dollar – King Rat Of Failing Currencies
It may be too early to say the world is entering a significant economic downturn, but even ardent bulls must admit to it as an increasing possibility.
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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 (7 years 5 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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Strathallen
1961 / 1964

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