Why the US Dollar Rises During Panics | Part 1
S2:E32 Featuring James Rickards
Hosted by Addison Wiggin
Jim Rickards is an American lawyer, economist, investment banker and speaker. He is the author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis and six other books. In today’s Session we got historical: Bretton Woods & The Gold Standard; John Maynard Keynes: the Dollar Peg and International Monetary Fund (IMF); price controls of the 1970s and today’s panic over supply chains.
Addison Wiggin is an American writer, publisher, and filmmaker. He was the founder of Agora Financial and publisher for 18 years. An acclaimed New York Times best-selling author, his books include: Financial Reckoning Day, Empire of Debt, The Demise of the Dollar, and The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar. Addison is also the writer and executive producer of the documentary I.O.U.S.A., an exposé on the national debt, shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2008. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his family. Addison started his latest project, The Wiggin Sessions, powered by The Essential Investor, in March 2020. He films from a homegrown studio in his basement.
James G. Rickards is an American lawyer, economist, investment banker, speaker, media commentator, and author on matters of finance and precious metals. He is the author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis and six other books. He lives in New Hampshire.