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Alasdair Macleod

Alasdair Macleod

Contributor since: 23 Jul 2012

Biography

Alasdair Macleod runs FinanceAndEconomics.org, a website dedicated to sound money and demystifying finance and economics. Alasdair has a background as a stockbroker, banker and economist. He is a Senior Fellow at the GoldMoney Foundation.

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    Published 10 September 2012 | viewed 0 times

    My father, who at one time was an education minister in the Kenyan government, used to tell a story of a long-forgotten crisis when the…

  • The Gold Price and the Exponential Growth of Our Problems

    Published 03 September 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Two Bloomberg correspondents reported on August 8 that the US Government's unfunded liabilities rose by $11 trillion last year, "ten times larger than the official…

  • The Purpose of Market Intervention

    Published 27 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Interventions in markets by governments and central banks are routine and we take them for granted. No one questions them, but they can create dangerous…

  • Subjective Value and Currencies

    Published 06 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    "The issuer's promise" is a phrase I have used recently to describe the backing for fiat currencies. The purpose of this article is to define…

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    Published 23 July 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Within the eurozone there are great stresses. At one extreme there are punitive costs of borrowing for Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Italy; at…