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The Shock Doctrine: When Order Trumps Personal Freedom – Jim Rickards

Editor’s Note: Jim Rickards has published a third book entitled “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” It’s available exclusively for readers of his monthly investment letter called Strategic Intelligence. Before you read today’s essay, please click here to see why it’s the resource every investor should have if they’re concerned about the future of Read More

Rickards, Paradoxes, and Getting Ahead

By Chris Campbell We have three big announcements for you today… First: You are no ordinary person. These are no ordinary times. And this is no ordinary episode. The second: I was just inside the White House yesterday. For reasons I’ll tell you later. And our third announcement, which I’ll get to in a moment, is Read More

The Market Collapse Investors Won’t Expect – Jim Rickards with Video

Ed. Note: Jim Rickards has just released a brand-new book, “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” You won’t find it in bookstores — it’s available exclusively for readers of his monthly investment letter, Strategic Intelligence. But this message is so important, we’re offering Daily Reckoning readers a chance to Read More

Three Catalysts for the Price of Gold

by James Rickards Editor’s Note: Jim Rickards has published a third book entitled “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” It’s available exclusively for readers of his monthly investment letter called Strategic Intelligence. Before you read today’s essay, please click here to see why it’s the resource every investor should Read More

The Shock Doctrine: When Order Trumps Personal Freedom

by James Rickards One of the most influential books among global power elites in the past 10 years is Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, by Naomi Klein, published in 2007. The shock doctrine is an essential concept for understanding how power elites such as central bankers, finance ministers and the ultra-rich work behind Read More

The Dollar Will Die with a Whimper, Not a Bang – James Rickards

The same force that made the dollar the world’s reserve currency is working to dethrone it. July 22, 1944, marked the official conclusion of the Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire. There, 730 delegates from 44 nations met at the Mount Washington Hotel in the final days of the Second World War to devise a Read More

Lies, Damned Lies, and Central Bank Forecasts – James Rickards

by James Rickards Daily Reckoning The most dramatic battle yet in the currency wars took place last month. It was the financial equivalent of a Pearl Harbor sneak attack… “I find it a bit surprising that he did not contact me,” IMF Director Christine Lagarde told CNBC’s Steve Liesman that day, “but, you know, we’ll Read More

The Fix is In: Why Gold Price Manipulation is Now a Global Effort – Rickards Commentary with Video

By James Rickards A lot of people think about gold as a percentage of total reserves. So countries have reserves. What percentage of your reserves consist of gold? For example, a lot of people are surprised to learn that the United States has 70 percent of its reserves in gold. China has about 1 percent Read More

Jim Rickards Exclusive Interview: The Fed Basically Still Uses LTCM’s Financial Models

By Henry Bonner Hi Jim. You have recently published Currency Wars and now The Death of Money. Are you expecting a global collapse of every currency? And if so, a collapse relative to what? I expect a collapse in the value of currencies relative to real goods, real assets and real services. This will happen Read More

A Win-Win Scenario for Gold Investors – Their Time Has Come

Volatility and price drops may be nerve wracking, but the bull market in gold is far from over. In fact, it has barely begun. To understand why, it helps to look at two prior episodes in the relationship of gold and money that are most relevant to today. These episodes were a period of extreme Read More