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James Rickards

Senior Managing Director for research at Omnis, an applied research firm

James Rickards appears in the following:

Currency Wars

Thursday, November 17, 2011

James Rickards examines the new currency war we are engaged in, and argues that it is one of the most destructive and feared outcomes in international economics. Recent headlines about the debasement of the dollar, bailouts in Greece and Ireland, and Chinese currency manipulation are all indicators of the growing conflict. In Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, Rickards untangles the web of failed paradigms, wishful thinking, and arrogance driving current public policy and points the way toward a more informed and effective course of action.

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Is national security threatened by a troubled economy?

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

With unemployment claims at a 16-year high, Detroit looking into the abyss, and the economy in freefall, our national security could be at risk. James Rickards, senior managing director for research at Omnis, an applied research firm, argues that government agencies need to pay attention to the security implications of our economic troubles.
"Four billion seemed like an enormous amount of money. Today it seems like spare change."
— James Rickards on the difference between the collapse of Long Term Capital and today.

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