Alasdair Macleod: The Banking System Will Have To Be Rescued (Part 2/2)

Wealthion, Released on 7/7/23

For Part 1 of this interview, CLICK HERE

Alasdair MacLeod returns for Part 2 of interview with him, in which he confidently predicts the banking system will need to be rescued by the central banks due to the high interest rates those policymakers are setting. The rescue will likely result in flooding the system with $trillions in fresh stimulus, further accelerating inflation and the destruction of the purchasing power of the world’s major fiat currencies. Alasdair then explains how gold and other hard assets can be good options for protect the value of one’s wealth should such a credit and/or banking crisis indeed ensue.

Alasdair Macleod is head of research for GoldMoney. Alasdair has been a celebrated stockbroker and Member of the London Stock Exchange for over four decades. His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance and investment strategy. Read Macleod’s writing: and MacleodFinance Substack.

Adam Taggart is the Founder of Wealthion. He is also Co-Founder and former President of Peak Prosperity. Adam is an experienced Silicon Valley internet executive and Stanford MBA. Prior to partnering with Chris Martenson (Adam was General Manager of our earlier site,, he was a Vice President at Yahoo!, a company he served for nine years. Before that, he did the ‘startup thing’ (, sold to CNET in 2001). As a fresh-faced graduate from Brown University in the early 1990s, Adam got a first-hand look at all that was broken with Wall Street as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch. Most importantly, he’s a devoted husband and dad.

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