James Rickards
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James Rickards

James Rickards is the Editor of Strategic Intelligence, a financial newsletter, and Director of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics + global capital. He is the author of The New Case for Gold (April 2016), and two New York Times best sellers, The Death of Money (2014), and Currency Wars (2011) from Penguin Random House. 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 guest lecturer in globalization and finance at The Johns Hopkins University, The Kellogg School at Northwestern, and the School of Advanced International Studies. He 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, and is on the Advisory Board of the Center on Sanctions & Illicit Finance in Washington DC. 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 New Hampshire.

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    • Aftermath

    • Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos
    • By: James Rickards
    • Narrated by: James Rickards
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
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    In his most prescriptive book to date, financial expert and investment advisor James Rickards shows how and why our financial markets are being artificially inflated - and what smart investors can do to protect their assets....

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    • The Road to Ruin

    • The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis
    • By: James Rickards
    • Narrated by: James Rickards
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
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    The global elites don't want this book to exist. Their plan to herd us like sheep to the slaughter when a global crisis erupts works only if we remain complacent....

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    • By Paul Frew on 12-08-16

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    • Currency Wars

    • The Making of the Next Global Crises
    • By: James Rickards
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
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    In 1971, President Nixon imposed national price controls and took the United States off the gold standard, an extreme measure intended to end an ongoing currency war that had destroyed faith in the U.S. dollar....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read, listen too!

    • By Roddie on 12-14-11

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    • The New Case for Gold

    • By: James Rickards
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    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
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    Rickards explains why gold is one of the safest assets for investors in times of political instability and market volatility and how every investor should look to add gold to his or her portfolio....

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    • Another Masterpiece by James Rickards

    • By Andrew J. Santucci on 04-07-16

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    • The Death of Money

    • The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System
    • By: James Rickards
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
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    The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years, in 1914, 1939, and 1971....

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    • By A. Bono on 12-17-14

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    • Aftermath

    • By: James Rickards
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    In his most practical book to date, financial expert and investment advisor James Rickards shows how and why our financial markets are being artificially inflated and what smart investors can do to protect their assets....

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