New Jim Rickards Podcast: Recent Gold Correction, Fed Rate Hikes/Future Cuts, Currency Manipulation & More

Jon Ward, Physical Gold Fund, Released on 10/19/16 (Recorded on 10/13/16)

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Topics include:

*Analysis of recent correction in gold
*Market has priced in an anticipated Fed rate hike in December
*Fed will be forced to reverse course going into 2017 and ease
*This is a short term correction and is not signalling a new bear market
*Gold performance for the year
*Physical gold flows and the gold “float”
*Factors affecting short term USD/Gold price
*Factors affecting long term USD/Gold price
*Psychology of markets affecting availability of gold to the float
*Three demand spheres for physical gold flows, the West, India, and China/East Asia
*If Trump wins the election equities markets could have a substantial immediate drop, followed by a recovery
*SDR issuance is going to be highly inflationary
*Gold serves different roles in a Central bank portfolio versus an individual or institutional investor portfolio
*Gold’s role moving forward is one of insurance versus tail risks, systemic failures, and future liquidity crisis
*Gold held by central banks is the last line of defense for liquidity and confidence in central bank issued currency
*FX trading effect on gold pricing and alleged manipulation
*Gold Pool of the 1960’s, IMF coordination with the US selling gold into the market during the 1970’s
*International monetary system is missing an anchor and is considered “incoherent” by current and former officials
*Currency values continue to fluctuated wildy, this is a very unstable system
*Measuring the buying power of gold

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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, as well as The New Case for Gold (2016) and The Road To Ruin: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis (2016).

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