AlexCast EP1 - Jim Rickards


Our guest for EP1 is Best-selling Author James G. Rickards.
He is an investment advisor, lawyer, and economist, and has held senior 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. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates. He is an Op-Ed contributor to the Financial Times, Evening Standard, The Telegraph, New York Times, and Washington Post, and has been interviewed on BBC, CNN, NPR, C-SPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, and The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rickards is a guest lecturer in globalization and finance at The Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, The Kellogg School at Northwestern, the U.S. Army War College and the School of Advanced International Studies. He has delivered papers on risk at Singularity University, the Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is an advisor on capital markets to the U.S. intelligence community, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and is on the Advisory Board of the Center on Economic and Financial Power in Washington DC. Mr. Rickards holds an LL.M. (Taxation) from the NYU School of Law; a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; an M.A. in international economics from SAIS, and a B.A. (with honors) from Johns Hopkins.

*The one thing that makes Jim Rickards nervous regarding systemic financial stability
*What happened with Archegos
*Virus, Lockdowns, Economic Impacts
*The New Great Depression - How to measure it
*The Spanish Flu was the worst pandemic in history
*What happens when you have both a pandemic and depression at the same time
*Why depressions over time cause a massive loss of wealth
*US Debt to GDP has hit 130%
*What is required to get inflation
*76% of stimulus checks are either being saved or used to reduce debt
*We now have $10T of Government spending in an economy that produces $23T of GDP
*What happens if Government spending exceeds the productive capacity of the United States
*Who actually benefits from Government spending
*Shortages, Gun Control, Ammunition
*The True Purpose of the Second Amendment
*How to get banned from Twitter
*Was the CCP virus origin from a bioweapons lab
*Efficacy of masks to prevent contagion of nanoparticle scale virus
*What a vaccine really is, and why the current genetic experiments being injected into people are not vaccines by definition but designed to program your cells instead
*Potential risks of mRNA experiments causing spike proteins versus antibodies
*How mRNA generated spike proteins can be used to later tailor a bio-weapon that specifically targets people who have been injected with it
*Big Pharma immunity to legal recourse for negative effects of the experiment
*Lack of Informed Consent is a red flag and another form of control
*Why infection rates in Africa are so low
*Why the National Guard Troops are STILL deployed to DC
*National Security Status of the United States
*The origin and nature of militias in the USA
*Why China, Russia, Iran, Korea will continue to test the United States Military and the Biden administration
*Risk of China going kinetic on Taiwan