James G. Rickards is an American lawyer, economist, investment banker, speaker, media commentator, and author on matters of finance and precious metals. He is the author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis (2011) and six other books. He lives in New Hampshire. He has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management, and Caxton Associates.

As general counsel for the hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM), he successfully negotiated the US$3.6 billion rescue of the firm via the US Federal Reserve in 1998. Rickards worked on Wall Street for 35 years. Later, Rickards became the senior managing director at Tangent Capital Partners LLC, a merchant bank based in New York City, and also the senior managing director for market intelligence at Omnis, Inc., a technical, professional and scientific consulting firm in McLean, VA.

On March 24, 2009, Rickards presented his view at a symposium at Johns Hopkins University, that the U.S. dollar was facing imminent hyperinflation and was vulnerable to attack from foreign governments through the accumulation of gold and the establishment of a new global currency. On September 10, 2009, Rickards testified before the U.S. House Science Subcommittee on Oversight about the risks of financial modeling, value at risk, and the 2008 financial crisis.

Titels in ons aanbod / Books in our store

The New Case for Gold   

The New Great Depression: Winners and Losers in a Post-Pandemic World

The Road to Ruin: What the Global Elite Knows About the Next Financial Crisis