GoldMoneyNews, Released on 5/3/16
Gold Bullion is the world’s oldest asset class and the century’s best performing currency. In this brand new GoldMoney Inc roundtable recorded in Toronto, top executives from the company explore the history of gold as currency and how the banking system evolved over time. Participating in the discussion, from left to right: Alasdair Macleod, Roy Sebag, James Turk, Josh Crumb, and Stefan Wieler.
Part 1 (part 2 below)
James Turk has specialized in international banking, finance and investments since graduating in 1969 from George Washington University with a B.A. degree in International Economics. His career began at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.), which included assignments in Thailand, the Philippines and Hong Kong. He subsequently joined the investment and trading company of a prominent precious metals trader based in Greenwich, Connecticut. He moved to the United Arab Emirates in December 1983 to be appointed Manager of the Commodity Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, a position he held until resigning in 1987. Thereafter he held various advisory roles in money management until founding GoldMoney, which was launched in 2001. He is the co-author of The Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit from It & The Money Bubble
Alasdair Macleod is head of research for GoldMoney. He also runs FinanceAndEconomics.org, a website dedicated to sound money and demystifying finance and economics. He has a background as a stockbroker, banker and economist.