Discussing the CNY-Crude with Alasdair Macleod


With the yuan-denominated crude oil contract ready to begin trading on March 26, we thought we'd check in today with an expert on the significance of this, our pal Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney.

For this call, I simply asked Alasdair to lay out the short-term and long-term significance of pricing crude oil in something other than U.S. dollars. This new contract not only disrupts the crude oil market, it also impacts gold, forex and geo-politics. So please be sure to listen to this entire podcast and then consider the future implications of this new CNY-Crude contract.



Ronnie 666
Mar 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Simple Mathematics

If the US has a debt of 21T$ and the Fed has 4.8T$ on its balance sheet why is the US Debt not $26T. I know it is all smoke and mirrors and the Fed is not the US but a private cartel blah blah blah... Total BS.

Angry Chef
Mar 15, 2018 - 6:27pm

Iran, Syria and Saudi Arabia: Top Three Stunning Admissions...

...From the Top U.S. General in the Middle East

Wow. The truth hurts. Old Lyndsey Graham is going to drown his sorrows in a huge batch of Shirley Temple's.


Mar 15, 2018 - 6:26pm


Not Firefox's fault -- it was a Russian hack. We (Turdville) are getting "hot" on our theories about what shit is coming down next, and the Russians are not quite where they need to be . . .

Misc: It looks like Don Jr. is going to end up paying beaucoup bucks in alimony and child support -- he should have stuck to hookers, like his old man . . . (Easy peasy, no financial squeezy!)

ancient Egyptian...ex-canary
Mar 15, 2018 - 6:25pm

@admin...Thank you.

I think it had something to do with the Firefox not functioning right on my computer...It happened very quickly. If I didn't close this site, the number would be higher.....Anyway, I blame Quantum Physics for that.

I also appreciate members being good sport and adding great humor to that...Thanks.

Mar 15, 2018 - 6:01pm


... and Hap Tip! ;O)


Ferd Torgerson
Mar 15, 2018 - 5:51pm


Why did you delete Canary's posts?

I still had over 300 left to read through.


Mar 15, 2018 - 5:51pm

Ides of March

March is typically a soft month for gold, so don't expect much in the way of an upward trajectory until it, and the FOMC meeting, is in the rear view mirror. Just my 2¢.

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:41pm

Sorry @canary, had to delete

Sorry @canary, had to delete your 600+ repetitive comments from a couple of days ago... hope you don't mind.

Also won't be able to do this on the new site, as it disables the save button as soon as you click it once.

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:30pm

Today was a 'nothing burger', but Cdn5 ate it anyhow.

WTI Crude clings to $61.20/bbl vicinity captured in the first few hours of trade, up about 0.75%

BTC held onto its range between 8K and 8.5K despite an onslaught by nay sayers and critics. Currently holding in $8250/coin vicintiy

Cdn5 moved down about .06% with leading loser Cronos Group (CRON) down 3.21%. As mentioned earlier in the update... CRON investors are reacting to a recent downgrade by some analysts. Best was Cannabis Wheaton, up 3.17% despite some cautioning news (see update).

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:30pm


...my guess is it will be directly in line with the number of golf balls he lost.

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