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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The New Case for Gold, written and read by James Rickards.

In The New Case for Gold, James 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. Drawing on historical case studies, monetary theory and his personal experience as an investor, Rickards argues that gold should be a part of any prudent investor's portfolio.

©2016 James Rickards (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

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  • Huw Warren
  • 08-02-16

Compelling, fact based and unapologetically honest

Jim's understanding of monetary policy, fiat currencies history and insider information of government behaviour makes his new case for gold hard to argue against. He cleverly combines simple facts, statistical evidence and complexity theory to paint a clear picture for a new case of the oldest, truest form of money. I cannot wait to get stuck into his two other books.

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  • StephenM
  • 03-30-18

Very informative and educational.

I did enjoy this book learnt a lot, however a US financial market bias and US regulation none the less glad I have listened to it.

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  • Jan
  • 10-08-17

Will not convince gold bears, nothing ever does.

J Rickards eloquently puts forth the new case for gold, which isn't really new, of course. As he is probably aware, this "new" case for gold will do nothing to convince gold bears, but there are some surprising revelations to give you pause, and if you're in for the long haul, you will be just fine. Enjoyed it as I expected, as aI share Rickards view, but there is a lot in there and I need to listen to it again.

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  • R S BURFORD
  • 08-30-17

Great book for Goldbugs

This is a great book which lays out the case for holding a portion of your wealth in Gold and Silver. It covers the history behind gold and silver as a metal, the historical effects of inflation as well as how to go about investing in gold. Much like James Rickard's other books I would highly recommend this.

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  • peter
  • 12-19-16

Nothing I haven't heard before

Almost everything I have heard on this audio book I have heard before in other books or interviews by James Rickards. Disappointed he had nothing new to bring to the book. All the information I could have got for free from reading his articles and by listening to his interviews.

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  • Marc
  • 11-28-16

very good. easy listen.

really good insights!
Jim you are the man on gold!
you should read all your books!
cant wait for the next!

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  • Derek
  • 11-04-16

Great content

Great content that provides a well rounded perspective oon Gold. I would love for Jim to run a similar account on Silver. Great informstion for the new or less knowledgeable in vestor.

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  • Yongo
  • 10-15-16

Ooh! So Darn Enlightening.

I had no idea things were this dire.

I feel better informed and see the value in buying physical gold.

This is now a solid part of my investment strategy.

There is so much insight in this book. Fascinating!

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  • Colin
  • 10-05-16

outstanding

Made me think about why gold will always be number one in the world... good work

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  • MikeyC
  • 09-13-16

Not much more than "buy gold".

Some interesting facts but I would have liked more info on how to buy. Not really worth the time it took to listen.

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  • Roy Gee
  • 10-05-16

Clear, direct and very relevant

Highly recommend listening. Very interesting, well researched and covers the topic from a macro to micro level in plane English without going off on a tangents. James describes the monitory system in a very clear and easy to understand way by sticking closely to his point at all times. Will definitely re-listen. Should form part of education system as mandatory reading..

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  • Mark
  • 06-03-17

Rickards presents an excellent and timely thesis.

James Rickards presents a thoughtful and timely analysis of gold's role today, especially in the context of a larger and more complex global system of finance and markets.

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  • Lance Box
  • 05-28-16

Timely and critical advice immediately actionable.

Well written and presented. Information immediately actionable. Couldn't recommend the book more highly. Great read.