Category: Jim Rickards

James Rickards: End Game for the Global Economy

On Mises Weekends this week, James Rickards joins Jeff to discuss The Road to Ruin, his latest book outlining what financial elites have planned for the next financial crisis. Rickards highlights a number of policy tools governments and central bankers have created for themselves, and points to their handling of recent crises in Cypress and…

Jim Rickards: Gold and a China Trump Trade War

In this interview Jim Rickards explains that China is getting ready for a post dollar world by on going accumulation of gold. During this 30+ minute interview, Jason starts off by asking Jim about his recent trip to mainland China and if he learned on his trip if physical gold demand in China is still…

Jim Rickards – Markets Have Finally Woken Up

I’ve been warning my readers since last December that the Fed was on track to raise interest rates on March 15. I was almost alone in that view. Market indicators were giving only a 25% chance of a rate hike. Wall Street analysts were paying lip service to the idea that the Fed might raise…

Jim Rickards – The Coming Big Freeze

“In 1998, he helped save the financial system from the collapse of LTCM… In 2006, he warned Washington officials of the coming $12.6 trillion mortgage meltdown… Now CIA financial-threat analyst Jim Rickards warns of a looming $326 trillion crisis poised to freeze the world financial system indefinitely… in just 48 hours…” – Source

Trump? Alarm Bells in Beijing

Yes, war with China could break out in the South China Sea… HISTORY shows that many wars begin not by design but by accident, writes Jim Rickards in The Daily Reckoning. World War One is the classic case study. No one really wanted a world war. And 16 million people died as a result. The…

Trump About to Declare Currency War!

Six years ago in my first book, Currency Wars, I wrote, “There is nothing today that suggests the currency wars will end anytime soon.” Today, those words seem as true as ever. A currency war is a battle, but it’s primarily economic. It’s about economic policy. The basic idea is that countries want to cheapen…