Author James Rickards is a portfolio manager at West Shore Group and a partner in Tangent Capital Partners, a merchant bank based in New York. He is also a counselor and investment advisor and has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management and Caxton Associates. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates.
Mr. Rickards is a visiting lecturer in globalization at Johns Hopkins University and the School of Advanced International Studies, has delivered papers on risk at Singularity University, the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory and has written numerous articles on risk management. He holds an LL.M. (Taxation) from the NYU School of Law; a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; an M.A. in international economics from SAIS and a B.A. from Johns Hopkins (with honors).
In the first half, investment banker and risk manager James Rickards discussed why he believes the coming collapse of the dollar and the international monetary system is entirely foreseeable, and what we can do to protect ourselves. In the latter half, Zac Bissonnette, a personal finance writer, talked about the various ways people from all professions lie to the public in sometimes outrageous, unbelievably arrogant, and hilarious ways. ... More »Host: George Noory