Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis [James Rickards] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In , President Nixon imposed. Written by James Rickards, Audiobook narrated by Walter Dixon. Sign-in to download visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. Currency Wars book summary Start free 3-day trial Financial counselor, investment banker and risk manager James Rickards believes that every dollar.

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Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University guides listeners through four centuries of economic disasters – from tulip mania in the s to the Great Recession of I most enjoyed the chapters where Mr. Grunch of Giants By: I want to develop the conceptual thinking about the currency.

The Fed’s gamble on QEs seems to have worked out fine and the world might have dodged the bullet so farbut who knows when that last snowflake going to fall and trigger the avalanche. There were many compelling aspects to the book. When Rickards is addresses the specific issues of monetary policy, both in terms of its use in domestic and international matters, he is insightful and direct. China is the major recipient of the inflation since they peg their currency, the RNB, to the US dollar.

What is at risk in our fiscal relationship with China?

What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. His solution is a bigger power structure, because the smaller national power structures got corrupted. Quantity theory of money: I tend to agree with his thesis, b James Rickard is great and easy to understand.

Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis by James Rickards

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The review must be at least 50 characters long. The chapter on complexity and sars new ways of measuring complexity and risk within a system were really interesting. James Rickards is the jamws visible, vocal, and intelligent proponent for the gold standard today, and his unwavering stance on gold’s value has drawn him hordes of lifelong fans. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. One move in the status quo might bring China frse, as is already happening in Sino-Russian relations.


Rickards sees a wholesale collapse of the dollar — and, by extension, the global financial system — looming ahead. In this case, the rate favours EU nations exporting their goods to Britain as the Euro has depreciated against the Pound and made their goods more desirable in foreign markets e.

Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis

Although he rails against debt and profligacy, he seems to be was on board with this weekend pentagon circle-jerk which the author can’t seem to describe any concrete benefit to. The Fed can only control the money supply by purchasing or selling government bonds with newly printed money. People who bought this also bought This is a book worthy of being read even by seasoned financial policy currenxy.

The cognitive dissonance is astounding. That’s why he’s returned with Crash Proof 2. Could you see Currency Wars being made into a movie or a TV series? The currency war game.

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Blew my mind What did you like best about Currency Wars? From WWI cjrrencythis book covers, in chronological order, various financial recessions and crisis including, but not limited to, the great depression and market wqrs. But while much of the book does indeed focus on competitive devaluation, what Currency Wars really boils down to is James Rickards’ love affair with the gold standard, and, to a lesser extent, his libertarian values and pride in ‘Murica “a nation whose moral values are historically exceptional”, my ass.

At best, they offer the sorry spectacle of countries’ stealing growth from their trading partners. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Many already familiar with how the Federal Reserve works, with deficit spending, and a general knowledge of stocks and bonds may not be familiar with the inner workings of currencies. Readers can skip or skim this to no ill effect. Preview — Currency Wars by James Rickards. Its jamez present hidden new dangers while resolving none of the current dilemmas.


Even in case of an effective assault on the dollar, the US claims enough gold to survive wsrs financial war. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! Dec 19, Kyle rated it it was ok. This is all merely the introduction, but it leaves a poor taste in the mouth. Schiff demonstrates how the infusion of billions of dollars rickarda stimulus money has only dug a deeper hole: Want to Read saving….

Unrest could lead to an uprising which could lead to physical war, especially with the ratio of young men to young women so unbalanced because of more than a generation rjckards China’s “one child policy”.

As a third example, Rickards attempts to refute Keynesian economics by borrowing from Taylor and Cogan’s study of the Obama Administration’s Stimulus Package having a net negative modifier effect. This Time Is Different.

The United States government simply spends too much and does not collect enough money to pay its debts, and in the end, Americans from all walks of life will face a crushing consequence. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

While many parts were very interesting, this is not a light read. Well, we all know what happened in You’ve successfully reported this review. He favors a return in some form to a gold s This is a rickarrds good book – but not a particularly “fun” read.