Governments Sleepwalking into Debt Trap with Alasdair Macleod

05 Apr 2024 • 38 min • EN
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Interview recorded - 3rd of April, 2024 On this episode of the WTFinance podcast I had the pleasure of welcoming back Alasdair Macleod - Head of Research for Goldmoney. During our conversation we spoke about how the FED have lost control, what this means for inflation and interest rates, the potential bond yield blowout, why the system hasn"t collapsed yet, gold to continue to go higher and more. I hope you enjoy! 0:00 - Introduction 1:39 - Overview of markets 3:38 - What influenced stop of bond yield blowout? 6:57 - Financial repression to save system? 8:22 - Onshoring to benefit US? 9:42 - Why has system not collapsed yet? 11:20 - No strong economy challenging the US? 14:57 - What is behind the rise in gold? 19:12 - Shift in what credit buys you? 22:00 - Speculators benefit from currency depreciation 23:15 - Real assets to benefit? 28:13 - Other commodities to benefit? 30:45 - China indebted? 35:59 - One message to takeaway from our conversation? Alasdair Macleod is Head of Research for GoldMoney. He is an educator and advocates for sound money through demystifying finance and economics. His background includes being a stockbroker, banker, and economist. Alasdair Macleod started his career as a stockbroker in 1970 on the London Stock Exchange. Within nine years, he had risen to become senior partner of his firm. Subsequently, he held positions at the director level in investment management and worked as a mutual fund manager. Mr. Macleod also worked at a bank in Guernsey as an executive director. For most of his 40 years in the finance industry, he has been demystifying macroeconomic events for his investing clients. The accumulation of this experience has convinced him that unsound monetary policies are the most destructive weapon governments use against the common man. Accordingly, his mission is to educate and inform the public in layman"s terms what governments do with money and how to protect themselves from the consequences. Alasdair Macleod -  Substack - GoldMoney - Twitter - LinkedIn - WTFinance - Instagram - Spotify - iTunes - Twitter -

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