JAMES RICKARDS is the author of the national bestseller Currency Wars, which has been translated into eight languages and won raves from the likes of the Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Politico. He is a portfolio manager at West Shore Group and an adviser on international economics and financial threats to the Department of Defense and the U.S. intelligence community. He served as facilitator of the first-ever financial war games conducted by the Pentagon. He lives in Connecticut.
"A fast-paced and apocalyptic look at the financial future, taking
in financiers' greed, central banks' incompetence and impending
Armageddon for the dollar...Rickards may be right that 'the system
is going wobbly.'"
--The Financial Times
"The Death of Money makes a valuable contribution to our
"James Rickards' The Death of Money is ... making it a
veritable golden age for smart books on the current state of the
"A terrifically interesting and useful book . . .
--KENNETH W. DAM, former deputy secretary of the Treasury and adviser to three presidents
"The Death of Money contains very big, provocative ideas
clearly explained and delivered in an evenhanded tone that steers
away from the sensational proclamation yet successfully undercuts
conventional market wisdom. Rickards's insight enables him to
connect the dots in a way that few others can. A worthy successor
to Currency Wars."
--JOHN HATHAWAY, portfolio manager, Tocqueville Gold Fund
"The Death of Money is an engrossing account of the
massive stresses accumulating in the global financial system,
especially since the 2008 financial crisis. Jim Rickards is a
natural teacher. Any serious student of financial crises and their
root causes needs to read this book."
--JOHN H. MAKIN, PH.D., resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; former chief economist, Caxton Associates
"A crucial primer for investors and consumers for what lies
immediately ahead for the United States and a world that remains
entirely dependent upon the dollar. The Death of Money is an
important new book for those who worry about the future of our
--R. CHRISTOPHER WHALEN, noted bank analyst; author of Inflated
"Rickards's analysis of the inflation-deflation paradox,
dangerous adversaries to the dollar, and the Fed's strategy is
insightful. Following his bestseller Currency Wars, this
book is even better. A great book makes you think differently about
the world--and this one does just that."
--DON YOUNG, twenty-five-time Institutional Investor All-Star Analyst; former board member, Financial Accounting Standards Board