Jim Rickards's Contributions

Jim Rickards on the "The Road to Ruin"

Nov 12 – For today's Big Picture, we speak with the always popular Jim Rickards to discuss his new book, "The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis."

Jim Rickards: All Roads Lead to the IMF; SDRs to Replace Dollar as New World Currency

Jim Rickards explains how global leaders are attempting to solve current financial and economic problems by inflating away debt, keeping interest rates low, and moving global monetary policy over to the IMF with SDRs as the next global reserve currency.

Jim Rickards on the Death of Money, China, and Financial Warfare

The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past 100 years: in 1914, in 1939, and in 1971. Each collapse was followed by a period of turmoil: wars, civil unrest, or significant damage to the stability of the global economy. The next financial collapse will resemble nothing we've seen in history.

A Currency War Simulation

In this video, Jim Rickards offers a play-by-play war game simulation involving China's use of derivatives in securing large amounts of gold, a collapse of the euro, and a move by Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz.

The Problem with the Fed’s Zero Rate Policy

The principal victims of the Fed’s policies are those at or near retirement who face a Hobson’s Choice of gambling in the stock market or getting nothing at all. A summary of these deleterious effects on retirement income security, explained in more detail below, includes the following: