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An age of extremism

It may have been caused by what happened in 2008, or the causes may run deeper than that. We are witnessing it at work in the US, and the result is that there is a chance the global economy may be brought down to its knees. We are seeing it in the UK too, and in Europe it may yet erupt. This is the rise of extremism, and investors need to factor in its inherent risk.

There used to be an adage about voting that went something like this:...Read More

Fiat money and a plan for creating growth by magic wand

For an economy to grow it needs the money supply to expand. That’s the point that those who favour a return to the gold standard overlook. In a static economy with no innovation and which will look the same in a hundred years’ time, a gold standard would do nicely....Read More

Posted Oct 01, 2013

An age of extremism

It may have been caused by what happened in 2008, or the causes may run deeper than that. We are witnessing it at work in the US, and the result is that there is a chance the global economy may be brought down to its knees. We are seeing it...Read More

Posted Oct 04, 2013

Fiat money and a plan for creating growth by magic wand

For an economy to grow it needs the money supply to expand. That’s the point that those who favour a return to the gold standard overlook. In a static economy with no innovation and which will look the same in a hundred years’ time, a gold standard would do nicely....Read More

Posted Oct 01, 2013

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