The Impact of Financial Wars on Gold

Alasdair Macleod, Shawn Khunkhun and Michael Oliver return on this week’s episode of the radio show.

The financial war between America and China is escalating dangerously into a war to secure global financial resources. At a time of growing liquidation of dollar assets by foreigners, the U.S. Treasury’s internal analysis will highlight future government funding problems in light of a developing US recession. That will result in an over dependency on inflationary financing threatening to destabilize the dollar’s purchasing power. For these reasons, America needs foreigners to buy its Treasuries at a time when China also needs to sell them to help finance her infrastructure plans and future development.

Alasdair explains what impact these factors will have on gold and other markets. Shawn updates us on StrikePoint Gold’s hunt for gold in BC’s Golden Triangle, and Michael provides his usual proprietary insights into markets most important to us.

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Alasdair Macleod has a background as a stockbroker, banker and economist. He is a Senior Fellow at the GoldMoney Foundation and Head of Research at Goldmoney.  His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance and investment strategy.

His weekly articles written for GoldMoney are posted on his blog at



Shawn Khunkhun has over 15 years of experience in the capital markets and mineral exploration and development sector. As President and CEO of StrikePoint Gold, Mr. Khunkhun is involved in the company’s marketing, financing and corporate development. Mr. Khunkhun has developed long-standing relationships with an extensive global network of high net worth investors, analysts, brokers, investment bankers and private equity groups.


Michael Oliver entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Hutton’s International Commodity Division, NYC. He studied under David Johnson, head of Hutton’s Commodity Division and Chairman of the COMEX.

In the 1980’s Oliver began to develop his own momentum-based method of technical analysis. In 1987 Oliver, along with his futures client accounts (Oliver had trading POA) technically anticipated and captured the Crash. Oliver began to realize that his emergent momentum-structural-based tools should be further developed into a full analytic methodology.

In 1992 he was asked by the Financial VP and head of Wachovia Bank’s Trust Department to provide soft dollar research to Wachovia. Within a year Oliver shifted from brokerage to full-time technical research. MSA has provided its proprietary technical research services to financial and asset management clients continually since 1992. Oliver is the author of The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism. 

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