A2A with Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney


Alasdair Macleod has long been one of our favorite and most frequent podcast guests. As Head of Reserach at Goldmoney, few people are as fluent in the language of macroeconomics as Alasdair so, with the wildly-unpredictable 2017 upon us, there was no better time than the present to hear from Alasdair once again.

We covered a wide range of topics today from China, to Europe, to the emerging markets and to the US and the dollar. This baby checks in at nearly a full hour so you may need to carve it up into chunks but, regardless, I strongly encourage you to listen to every minute.

Great stuff from a good friend and we should all appreciate Alasdair's willingness to share so much of his time, wisdom and experience with us today.



Angry Chef
Jan 12, 2017 - 5:18pm


Exactly.....I think it's time we stop thinking in terms of fundamentals and start thinking that the owners of the FED and the PPT and the BIS ( who are meeting in DAVOS this weekend I believe ) are never going to have to account for ANY losses. They'll just keep them off book and continue to plunder the planet. They'll send out food stamps and prop up the markets allowing pensions to continue to get paid. Then they'll move us into a cashless society and one day we can all get micro chipped. And nobody will say anything except us Turdites. Why ? Because as most of here know our friends and families don't care. As long as they can watch Football and Porn they don't give a rat's ass. Food stamps ? No problem. Who cares about unemployment. WTC 7 collapsing into a pile of dust ? Who cares pass the hot dog's. We pay for the murder of millions of innocent people....who cares ? Nobody gives a shit. As long as the free shit keeps rolling this game will continue. They don't need a productive economy. We've got most of the people working either for Government of some arm of the MIC. So it's all good baby. Until the day they come for you and your children so they can plug you into the BORG. But it will be too late by then.

Is That All There Is ? / Peggy Lee
Whitecastle123Angry Chef
Jan 12, 2017 - 5:47pm
Angry Chef
Jan 12, 2017 - 5:52pm

Melanie Shaw Given Two Years Following Secret Court Hearing


I'm posting this to emphasize that this is how it works for the Anglo-Americans. Manipulate markets ? No problem. Pay a fine. Clinton's travel down to the Carribbean on the Lolita Express. No problem. Clinton's steal billions and wash it thru the Clinto Foundation. No problem. You have a penchant for small children...welcome to the Club can I get you a drink ?

Blow the whistle on this garbage. You get a free pass....to jail. No problem.

Heads I win. Tails I win.

And you wonder why Putin refers to Western Politicians as " mutants " ? It's because they are !

Jan 12, 2017 - 6:22pm


Truly sickening and disgusting.


Jan 12, 2017 - 6:25pm

@Angry Chef

You're on a roll, man! Kudos for the rant(s) of the day!

@Dr P, a close second!!

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:13pm

Medal of Freedom

Colin Powell's got one too??? ...Must be for freedom from WMD and for working on stability and peace in the Middle East.

And what about Dick Cheney?....No medal for him?

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:24pm


Cheney got a new hunting rifle

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:45pm

IRD Newsletter

DOOGIE posted at 1:12 about Kranzler's newsletter.

Looks attractive but I have a few questions for them.

Is there a contact? E-mail or phone. I do not use social media.

If its posted, it's not obvious to this dynasaur.


Jan 12, 2017 - 7:59pm


Cheney only gets one bullet and it is too big for the chamber.

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:13pm

@Turd Re: A2A

Just finished listening to Alasdair. No worries about that second question, which was what conditions would it take for China to "play the gold card" in support of the Yuan?

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