Kitco News, Released on 7/31/20
For Part 1 of this interview, CLICK HERE
For Part 3 of this interview, CLICK HERE
The Federal Reserve has gone past the point of no return and is unlikely to be able to unwind their balance sheet in the foreseeable future, according to best-selling author Jim Rickards and Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. In this second segment of the three-part interview, Rickards and Schiff discuss the consequences of the Federal Reserve paying for the nation’s expenses, or as Schiff called it, “free money.”
The third and final segment, a debate on inflation vs deflation, will be released on Monday, August 3.
Jim Rickards is a lawyer, investment banker and economist with over thirty years’ experience in capital markets. He is currently Chief Global Strategist at Meraglim. 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 Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos.
Peter Schiff is an internationally recognized economist specializing in the foreign equity, currency and gold markets. Mr. made his name as President and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital. He frequently delivers lectures at major economic and investment conferences, and is quoted often in the print media, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, BusinessWeek, Time and Fortune. His broadcast credits include regular guest appearances on CNBC, Fox Business, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel, as well as hosting his own weekly radio show, Wall Street Unspun. He’s also the author of the bestselling books: Crash Proof 2.0, The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets:, and The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy – How to Save Yourself and Your Country.