James Rickards

Recent Articles by James Rickards

A Recession Is Coming... And The Fed Can't Stop It
By James Rickards | June 07, 2018 |
A recession is coming, the Fed is unprepared and it’s extremely unlikely the Fed will be prepared in time.
The Federal Reserve Dilemma: No Good Choices
By James Rickards | June 06, 2018 |
I’ve said it many times but can’t say it enough: the Fed is preparing for the next crisis.
Fed Finds New Way To Blunder
By James Rickards | June 01, 2018 |
If you have defective and obsolete models, you will produce incorrect analysis and bad policy every time.
The Threat Of Contagion
By James Rickards | May 31, 2018 |
Today, systemic risk is more dangerous than ever. Too-big-to-fail banks are bigger than ever, have a larger percentage of the total assets of the banking system and have much larger derivatives books.
A Trained Monkey Can Predict Markets Better
By James Rickards | May 30, 2018 |
Here's why professional forecasters are worse than trained monkeys at predicting markets.
There Is No Such Thing As Cryptocurrency
By James Rickards | May 29, 2018 |
There are thousands of cryptocurrencies. And they’re all different!
The 'Axis Of Gold' Just Got Stronger
By James Rickards | May 25, 2018 |
And it has potential to accelerate the demise of the dollar-based international system.
Blundering Into Recession
By James Rickards | May 22, 2018 |
The economy has been trapped in a low-growth cycle for years. The current economic recovery shows none of the 3% to 4% growth that previous recoveries have shown.
Economic Numbers Are Less Than Meet The Eye
By James Rickards | May 14, 2018 |
Good news hides more than it reveals. A look behind the numbers discloses a sobering outlook for investors.  
'Money Is Gold -- And Nothing Else'
By James Rickards | May 10, 2018 |
Here's why I recommend gold in every portfolio, and why gold may be the best performing asset class in the years ahead.