The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System (Paperback)James Rickards (author)
'Part of a veritable golden age for smart books on the current state of the global economy' Politico
'A fast-paced and apocalyptic look at the financial future' Financial Times
Financial expert, investment advisor and New York Times bestselling author James Rickards explores how the international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past and warns that another collapse is rapidly approaching and why, this time, nothing less than the institution of money itself is at risk.
The US dollar has been the global reserve currency since the end of the Second World War. If the dollar fails the entire international monetary system will fail with it. But Washington is gridlocked, and America's biggest competitors - China, Russia, and the Middle East - are doing everything possible to end US monetary hegemony.
In The Death Of Money James Rickards offers a bracing analysis of the fundamental problem: money and wealth have become ever more detached. Money is transitory and ephemeral; wealth is permanent and tangible. While wealth has real value worldwide, money may soon be worthless. And who will be the real victims? Small investors.
Fortunately, it is not too late to prepare for the coming death of money. In this riveting book, James Rickards shows us how.
'A valuable contribution to our economic discourse' Forbes
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
The Death of Money is making it a veritable golden age for smart books on the current state of the global economy * Politico *
The Death of Money makes a valuable contribution to our economic discourse * Forbes *
A terrifically interesting and useful book...fascinating -- Kenneth W. Dam, former deputy secretary of the Treasury and adviser to three presidents
The Death of Money contains very big, provocative ideas clearly explained and delivered...Rickards's insight enables him to connect the dots in a way that few others can -- John Hathaway, portfolio manager, Tocqueville Gold Fund
The Death of Money is an important new book for those who worry about the future of our country -- R. Christopher Whalen, noted bank analyst; author of Inflated
The Death of Money is an engrossing account of the massive stresses accumulating in the global financial system. Any serious student of financial crises and their root causes needs to read this book -- John H. Makin, Ph.D., resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; former chief economist, Caxton Associates
A great book makes you think differently about the world - and this one does just that -- Don Young, twenty-five-time Institutional Investor All-Star Analyst
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