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James G. Rickards

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James Rickards is chief global strategist at the West Shore Funds, editor of Strategic Intelligence, a monthly newsletter, and director of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics + global capital. He is the author of New York Times best seller The Death of Money (Penguin, 2014), national best seller Currency Wars (Penguin, 2011), and The New Case for Gold (Penguin, 2015). He is a portfolio manager, lawyer, and economist, and has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management, and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates. He is an Op-Ed contributor to the Financial Times, Evening Standard, New York Times and Washington Post, and has been interviewed on BBC, CNN, NPR, C- SPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, and The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rickards is a visiting lecturer in globalization at the Johns Hopkins University and the School of Advanced International Studies, and has delivered papers on risk at Singularity University, the Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is an advisor on capital markets to the U.S. intelligence community and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Rickards holds an LL.M. (Taxation) from the NYU School of Law; a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; an M.A. in international economics from SAIS, and a B.A. (with honors) from Johns Hopkins. He lives in Connecticut.

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End Game for the Global Economy

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog12/07/2016

Central banks never recovered and "normalized" their balance sheets after the 2008 crisis. That means the current system is very fragile.

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James Rickards: End Game for the Global Economy

11/18/2016Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and James Rickards discuss what financial elites have planned for the next financial crisis, and how people can protect themselves.
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Jim Rickards: The New Case for Gold

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyGold Standard

05/06/2016Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jim Rickards discuss gold in the context of current geopolitics and enduring myths about monetary growth.
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Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

12/01/2015Mises Wire
The continuing power of the US dollar was called into question this week as the International Monetary Fund added the Chinese yuan as a part of the IMF's "currency" known as Special Drawing Rights. What does this mean for the US and China?
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