James Rickards says Donald Trump can’t stop the next financial crisis

James Rickards sees threats in many places. In his latest book, “The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis,” he paints a picture of how that crisis will unfold. He argues that rather than pumping the financial system with liquidity, as happened in 2008, “elites” will freeze the financial […]

Why Economists Can’t Get It Right

From wrong forecasts by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Wall Street, to wrong policies by the Federal Reserve and the Federal Government, wrong economic theory impacts everyone. Last year was a particularly bad one for the profession, as none of the mainstream forecasts on major events, from Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, and the […]

The Road to Ruin on Informed Choice Radio

Welcome to The Road to Ruin with James Rickards, in episode 142 of Informed Choice Radio. Click here for complete radio interview on Informed Choice Radio Jim is the Editor of Strategic Intelligence, a financial newsletter, and Director of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics and global capital. He […]

Trump can’t match the success of Reagan in a more competitive world

Whatever the difficulties of winning the presidency of the United States, Donald Trump is about to discover that governing is far more problematic. Trump’s business experience will serve him well, yet the job is bigger than any one person. In particular, Trump’s economic policies are a bundle of contradictions. His advisers seem unaware of real-world […]

What Kind of President Will Trump Be?

Donald Trump heads to Washington Thursday as president-elect, a step toward taking the reins of a divided nation. Already, Trump is lining up potential administration appointments, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as a leading contender to serve as attorney general and Congressman Michael McCaul as Homeland Security secretary, according to people familiar with […]

Ron Paul on The Road To Ruin

In his latest book, Jim Rickards warns that the coming financial crisis will be unlike the 1998 and 2008 crises. There will be no massive money printing to pave over the crumbling system. Rickards joins us to discuss what to expect…and how to prepare.