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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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Living Dangerously
American consumers are living beyond their means and have commonly depleted all their liquid savings. But given the variations in the cost of consumer finance, consumers are generally insensitive to changes in interest rates.
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The Gently Rotting Debt-Ridden EU
The ECB has put itself in an impossible position, and as the Italian situation worsens, the debate over the fate of TARGET2 imbalances is bound to intensify.
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Gold’s Monetary Rehabilitation
There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that’s developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar’s hegemony.
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The Relevance Of Hayek’s Triangle Today
Most of us are aware of the inflationary pressures in the major economies, that so far are proving somewhat latent in the non-financial sector. But some central banks are on the alert as well, notably the Federal Reserve Board.
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It’s Not Stagflation, But Inflationary Impoverishment
The explanation why monetary stimulus has not worked as intended is not difficult to understand, but for neo-Keynesians it is unpalatable.
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Artificial Intelligence, Or Can Machines Think?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen as both a boon and a threat.
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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
ERO iPathSM EUR/USD Exchange Rate ETNs
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 (6 years 7 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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