Saturday, January 31, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Jim Rickards The Golden Truth


Jim Rickards is a financial lawyer with a doctorate and other advanced degrees. He’s a New York Times best-selling author and a hedge fund manager. He's been sought out for his currency expertise by: CNBC, Fox, CNN, NPR, the Financial Times, the New York Times and the Washington Post, just to name a few.
And he serves as an advisor to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees the CIA, the NSA, and 14 other U.S. intelligence agencies.


Sunday, January 25, 2015

Get Your Gold Now Before It’s Too Late


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Kitco News is kicking off its Outlook 2015 coverage with an interview with bestselling author Jim Rickards to see what he thinks will happen to the U.S. economy in the coming year and how it may affect gold. “We’re absolutely in a currency war,” he tells Daniela Cambone. “In 2011, we saw the weak dollar; today, we see the strong dollar. I expect a year from now we’ll see the weak dollar again.” Recent strong economic data out of the U.S. has many analysts expecting ...

- Source, Kitco

 

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jim Rickards on Europe and the US economy


Erin sits down with Jim Rickards – author of “The Death of Money” and chief global strategist at West Shore Funds – to discuss the US and Europe. In October, data coming out of the US demonstrated lower mortgage yields and a surge in refis added to 4-year lows in gas prices to give consumers more disposable income. Jim tells us what he thinks of the new data and also gives us his thoughts on divisions at the ECB. He also projects how far Chinese growth will have to fall in order to make a successful rebalancing a possibility and gives us his prediction on what will happen if oil prices continue to stay weak.

- Source, Russia Today

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jim Rickards on Russia and the most important stories of 2014


Inflation in Japan dropped to a 14-month low in the month of November. The disinflation comes as a relief to consumer who, since April, have been struggling with an increased consumption tax, which put a squeeze on many household finances. It was the first consumption tax in 17 years. However, the latest fall in the core consumer price index – to 0.7% in November, down from 0.9% in October – will cause some concerns for the central bank, which has staked its credibility on hitting a 2% inflation rate within two years. Erin weighs in.

Then, Erin is joined by Jim Rickards – chief global strategist at West Shore Funds and author of “The Death of Money.” Jim tells us if he thinks the Ruble rout is a crisis similar to those of 1998 or 2008 and gives us his take on the strong dollar.

After the break is Defining Moments, featuring comments made by recent Boom Bust guests David Collum, Jim Grant, Steve Hanke, Eswar Prasad on IBM, the Federal Reserve in 1920, emerging markets, Raghuram Rajan, and US GDP.

And in The Big Deal, Erin and Edward Harrison are taking a look at some of the biggest deals of 2014. Enjoy!

- Source, Russia Today