In this episode, Preston and Stig talk to the world renown economist and central banking expert, James Rickards.  Jim is the New York Times Best Selling Author of books like Currency WarsThe Death of Money, and A New Case for Gold.  Jim has worked on Wall Street for more than 35 years and his comments and commentary is frequently aired on CNBC, Bloomberg, and countless other national level news organizations. And His books are on the recommended reading lists at places like Bridgewater Associates and major banks. Our interview with Jim is two episodes long, so on today’s show, we cover a couple different topics.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why the opportunity to short Bitcoin has changed the price setting
  • Why Bitcoin can’t be used in a credit based system, and why that is a problem for economic growth
  • Why it’s easier to forecast financial events in 6 months than tomorrow
  • How the Euro will appreciate compared to the dollars by the end of the year

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Jim Rickards’ research company, Meraglim

Jim Rickards’ book, The Road to Ruin – Read reviews of this book

Jim Rickards’ book, Currency Wars – Read reviews of this book

Jim Rickards’ book, The Death of Money – Read reviews of this book

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Preston and Stig’s interview with Jim Rickards about gold

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