Skip to comments.Jim Rickards (Audio Interview)
Posted on 01/31/2012 9:51:04 PM PST by Razzz42
[Background History on...] James G. Rickards is a writer, lawyer and economist with over 30 years experience in global capital markets. He is Senior Managing Director at Omnis, Inc., a consulting firm in McLean, VA and is the leading practitioner at the intersection of global capital markets and national security. His advice to clients from 2002 to 2006 included early warning of impending financial collapse, the rise of sovereign wealth funds, the decline of the dollar and the sharp rise in gold prices years in advance of these events. He has held senior executive positions at Citibank, Long-Term Capital Management and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. His clients include private investment funds, investment banks and government directorates in national security and defense. He is the national security columnist for The Daily Caller, www.dailycaller.com, has been the interviewed in The Wall Street Journal, has appeared regularly on CNBC's Squawk Box, as well as Fox, CNN, C-SPAN and NPR and is an Op-Ed contributor to New York Times and Washington Post. Rickards is a visiting lecturer at the Kellogg School and the School of Advanced International Studies, has delivered papers on econophysics at the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory and has written articles on cognitive diversity, network science and risk management. Advisor to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Support Group of the Director of National Intelligence and recently testified before Congress on the causes of the financial crisis. Rickards holds an LL.M. (Taxation) New York University School of Law; J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; M.A. in international economics from the School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, B.A. The Johns Hopkins University.
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