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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Reading this book cyrrency a lot like watching the movieafter the year This was a tough book for me, as I really didn’t understand so much of it. David Stockman Narrated by: It sounds a bit over the top, but entertaining and even fascinating enough to make you want to continue.

Oct 20, Sukriti Aggarwal rated it really liked it. The blunt language over the jsmes of Franklin Delano Roosevelt speaks for itself: The Dollar effects every American’s quality of life yet few of us understand how.

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No highly-educated electorate will vote for subservience to the principles of the price-specie flow mechanism when times are tough. Sinceinternational monetary agencies have been issuing warnings to a small group of finance ministers, jamex, and private equity funds: What Money Can’t Buy.

Rickards then explains why the complexity of the current world makes Bernanke’s social experiment in trying to reflate the economy by printing money extremely dangerous.

Empirical data is explained, showing that Keynesian multipliers are negative when governments print money except under rare circumstances coupled with relatively little quantitative easing Other historical data and economic indicators are laid out showing that some taxes produce a lot of gains for little investment, but the US has blown past the point of positive gains for current taxation levels meaning net productivity losses under current high tax burdens which leads to a high ratio of non-producing government employees to producers in the economy Jul 27, Kirk Houghton rated it really liked it.


That same system now warns of a MUCH greater economic nightmare. Why the West Rules–for Now. The money magician’s secrets are unveiled. The performance was sober but not monotonous, which is very fitting for a work of such depth. For the history of money, currency and fallen Empires.

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The purpose of signaling is to allow an orderly re-balancing of trade among international trading partners. The Age of Deleveraging. Great book, lives up to the hype There were many compelling aspects to the book. This is why every time he announces another round of quantitative easing, he signals the Fed’s intentions.

He favors a return in some form to a gold standard – a hotly debated jakes since the Nixon era There was quite a bit in the book that was over my head regarding high finance and Wall Street jargon. Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? Publisher’s Summary InPresident Nixon imposed national price controls and took the United Currenfy off the gold standard, an gree measure intended to end an ongoing currency war that had destroyed faith in the U.

Currency Wars

Left unchecked, the next currency war could lead to a crisis worse than the panic of Great voice of the lector. Schiff argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reality will explode Today we are engaged in a new currency war, and this time the consequences will be far worse than those that confronted Nixon. The gathering met in late of in a secluded research center close Washington, DC, to plot the primary financial war game in US history.

End This Depression Now! I think they are pretty much the same.

He presented the evidence to the Feds, and they rejected it. A must read book Incredible detailed descriptions with impeccable historical accuracy. The way this book put the concepts in historical and “war” context makes this a interesting read. Great Book Really liked the content and its in-depth analysis on the subject of Currency Jmaes by the Countries to gain edge over others.


Jan 31, Ryan Prenger rated it did not like it. Currency currenccy are one of the most destructive and feared outcomes in international economics.

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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 rickarvs. Currency Wars discusses the emergence of a new frontier in the theatre of modern warfare that is often underestimated ricjards the world governments. The chapter on co This was a fascinating book.

Its solutions present hidden new dangers while resolving none of the current dilemmas. Jan 30, John Martindale rated it it was amazing Shelves: At best, they offer the sorry spectacle of countries’ stealing growth from their trading partners. Chapter nine “The Misuse of Economics” is also a gripping read.

This was a fascinating topic, tree the bit where the author asserts that the US has been engaged ricakrds a program to inflate the value of the yuan indirectly by growing the dollar supply. So another – even bigger – crisis is coming. This is a must-read book. Because I spend much of my time building complex software systems and grappling with complexity in general, I found the discussion captivating both in its applicable to money and in general.

The book paints a pretty terrifying future of the world economy.

Savers lose, speculators stand to win in our world of government-controlled currency. Must read for anyone interested in Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend?