James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

Jeff Deist, Mises Media, Released on 4/29/16

Our guest this week is James Grant, founder and editor of ‘Grant’s Interest Rate Observer’. Jeff and Jim discuss Jim’s recent cover article in ‘Time’ magazine, and the reaction it received from Krugman and others on the left. They also discuss comments recently made by Ben Bernanke, who argued in favor of the Fed looking into helicopter money. When did fiscal and monetary sanity become a radical position in America?

Jim Rickards is a lawyer, investment banker and economist with over thirty years’ experience in capital markets. He is currently Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital Partners LLC. He advises the Department of Defense, the U.S. intelligence community, and major hedge funds on global finance, and served as a facilitator of the first ever financial war games conducted by the Pentagon. A frequent guest on financial news programs, Rickards is also the author of The New York Times bestselling novels Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis and The Death of Money.

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