The Gold Chronicles: March 2017 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles March, 2017

Topics Include:

*Commentary on FOMC and Rate Hike
*How VAT may enable a revenue neutral solution to allow Trumps fiscal and tax cuts plan
*One of the dangers to VAT is that it is prone to a creeping rise in the tax rate
*Scenarios for consumer reactions to VAT perceived as price inflation
*How increasingly fragile markets combined with highly leveraged financial services institutions are leading to amplified risk levels for the entire financial system
*Market fragility from Jim’s view is a function of system scale – if you double the size of the system the risk increases exponentially
*The system has not deleveraged since 2008, but has increased leverage and concentrated in an even fewer number of banks
*The derivatives market is approaching one quadrillion dollars in size, approximately ten times the size of global GDP
*Nation debt levels, debt ceiling, comments on the math of servicing the increasing debt burden in consideration of the debt to GDP ratio
*The first $20T of US Government debt is treasury debt, with a debt to GDP ratio of about 105%, and it does not include contingent liabilities such as social security and Medicare
*If counting contingent liabilities, it brings the US debt number to more than $100T, and the debt to GDP ratio closer to 1000%
*The most likely path out of the current debt for the US is inflation, which means inflation is ultimately required and likely

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: February 9th, 2017 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles February 9th, 2017

Topics Include:

*Golds role as an international alternative to the United States Dollar
*How financial warfare between sovereigns works
*Strategic view on changes to sovereign gold reserves
*China is slowly shortening the maturity structure of its US Treasuries and letting them run off the books versus selling
*Analysis of projected Trump policies; deep dive into some of the inconsistencies and potential scenarios
*Trump may be able influence the appointment of as many as 4 or 5 members of the FOMC
*Currency Wars are alive and well, new rounds of devaluation are starting
*Helicopter money and price inflation
*Are capital markets complex systems, and why it matters
*Why traditional models such are VaR are old science that may no longer apply to markets
*Specific criteria used in physics to identify a complex system
*Triffin’s Dilemma and gold

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: January 17th, 2017 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles January 17th, 2017

Topics Include:

*Power Triad Dynamics, USA, China, Russia
*Why China is concerned about a Trump Presidency
*Capital flows out of China continue at a robust pace
*China will burn through all of its liquid reserves in one year at the current pace
*Analysis of China’s three options
*Which conditions could place the USA and China in a state of war over the South China Sea
*Why gold moving into China is like going into a “Black Hole”
*Physical gold flows from west to east are exacerbating tightness in physical supply, and could lead to strong price moves when the west steps back into the market
*War on Cash and its impact on global systemic risk
*India demonitization has been a disaster
*End game plan for War on Cash is to force people into digital accounts
*Solution to avoiding an all digital system is to get out of it, gold or silver
*Breakdown of the SDR as sovereign money versus money for people
*IMF permission requirements from countries to print SDR’s

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: December 15th, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles December 15th, 2016

Topics Include:

*Fed hiked interest rate by .25% as expected
*Fed is expecting 3 more rate increases for 2017 which would bring it to 1.25%
*Yellen has indicated she would lean into Trump’s stimulus if it looked like inflation was getting out of hand
*Trump’s plan calls for $1 trillion in spending, tax cuts, and less regulation. This is a recipe for much higher inflation
*Monetary policy has reached the end of its capability
*Why markets are entering a period of irrational exuberance
*Factors that could impede Trump from having a free hand to implement his economic policy
*The actual numbers of Trump’s fiscal stimulus is going to be far lower than the market is expecting
*Gold is priced in various currency crosses versus gold, price variations are actually currency value fluctuations versus gold
*USD/Gold moves for the last several months have been inverse to USD strength. All major currencies have been declining versus the USD, including gold
*Assessment of Trump’s picks for his administration staff
*India War on Cash / War on Gold has accelerated
*War on Cash has extended to Argentina, Australia
*Description of the “Bail-In” playbook
*Why owning gold makes sense even when there is a risk of government confiscation, and why multi-jurisdictional diversification is one tool to do so
*Gold conversion during periods of crisis
*How to get the most value out of your gold holdings if there is a crisis
*Crisis are temporary events, they have a lifespan, the most important is how value is preserved during a crisis and who has the most valuable assets on the other side of the crisis

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: November 22nd, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles November 22nd, 2016

Topics include:

*How Complexity Theory, Behavioral Psychology, and Bayesian models used at PGF were used by Jim Rickards to predict Trump win
*Comments on projected effects of Trump Presidency on US economy, world economy, and gold
*There are contradictory forces within the Trump administration, so projecting certain details are not yet clear
*If Trump cuts taxes and spends $1 Trillion on infrastructure without private capital it will blow a hole in the annual deficit
*Trumps economic plan is basically the Reagan plan – the current environment is very different this time facing headwinds and a much higher debt to GDP
*If the Fed accommodates Trump on his economic plan, then Trump is the “Helicopter Money” President and inflation is then guaranteed
*If the Fed leans into inflation instead it could force economy into recession
*Comments on $9 Trillion emerging market corporate debt crisis
*Jim’s new book The Road to Ruin is now available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Road-Ruin-Global-Elites-Financial/dp/1591848083
*A Trump Presidency has no impact on the potential for systemic risk
*Comments on complexity theory, critical states, and catalysts
*Effects of the “war on cash” in India
*India is the 7th largest economy in the world, and is a cash based economy – these steps are leading to money riots
*Update comments on “war on gold”
*One effect of the India demonetization has been a substantial uptick in gold purchases
*Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) – Global Taxation Plan
*Chinese $2 Billion SDR bond issuance
*Anticipated Dec rate hike is already priced into the USD/Gold price
*Trump has commented on gold favorably, potential for some sort of gold anchor or benchmark
*Regardless of some kind of gold standard, even a gold benchmark would require gold at a much higher price
*Comments on potential for gold confiscation in the next liquidity crisis
*Switzerlands advantages as a vaulting jurisdiction

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: September 8th, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk, The Gold Chronicles September 8th, 2016

Topics include:

*Jackson Hole Meeting Analysis
*Difference between 3.5% growth and 2% growth compounded over 20 years is the difference between a wealthy nation and a poor one
*Now looking like a rate cut by the Fed is more likely than a rate hike
*Removing cash from monetary system is now being discussed at the highest levels as a path forward to allow the US to implement negative interest rates
*Update to “War on Cash” scenario
*G20 Meeting Analysis
*China’s snub against President Obama was the 2016 version of the Kowtow
*This is a very significant G20 summit, the Hangzhou Consensus are the new rules of the road for the international monetary system
*IMF Quota being reviewed in 2017 and expect emerging market voting shares to be adjusted
*BRIC’s expected to have 15% voting power by end of 2017, which shifts the balance of influence within the IMF away from the US
*Long term effect could include rebalancing the SDR currency ratios, removing use of USD for purchase of oil, and other measures which would reduce reliance on USD as world reserve currency
*Introduction to coming war on gold
*Once the “war on cash” is over, it is expected attention will shift to gold, and government will shift attention to gold
*Buying gold may become increasingly more difficult from a regulatory standpoint in years to come
*Several non-US Central Banks are buying billions of USD worth of US stocks
*Expected longer term economic effect of SDR being re-weighted with Chinese Yuan

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: July 15, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards

Jim Rickards, The Gold Chronicles July 15, 2016

*Post Brexit analysis
*Elite economic class is forecasting substantial problems for the global economy
*Summary history of the Bank of England
*Role of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
*Analysis of total debt monetization in Japan compromising Shanghai Accord

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: June 23, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards

Jim Rickards, The Gold Chronicles June 23, 2016

* Full commentary and analysis on Brexit (referendum for the UK remaining in the EU or leaving it)
* In British history this will stand out as a momentous day
* Betting pools are not a good proxy for UK citizens views on Brexit, bad science
* Gold prior to vote is priced for the UK to vote to remain in the EU
* A leave vote will cause gold to skyrocket and the GPB will lose 10% overnight
* Economists have a terrible forecasting record, and there is no reason to believe their projections will play out re Brexit
* The EU is a result of 60 years of work on a political project, not an economic project
* Gold is beginning to reverse flows into London, averaging 60 tons per month since Feb 2016 creating tightness in the wholesale gold market at the refinery level
* If the UK leaves the EU, Scotland will likely leave the UK and join the EU

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: May 18th, 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards

Jim Rickards, The Gold Chronicles may 18th, 2016

*The West is waking up to Gold
*Gold inflows have exceeded $13 Billion so far in 2016
*Paul Singer, Stanley Druckenmiller, Jeffrey Gundlach, George Soros all recommending gold
*Gold is the best performing asset for both 2016, as well as the last 16 years since 2000
*There has been a change in teh conversation and narrative about gold in the West
*Investors are losing confidence in Central Banks which is fueling the awareness about gold
*As we have discussed previously on The Gold Chronicles, the technical set up for gold to rise has been in place for some time, and was only awaiting a shift in Western sentiment
*PIMCO economist suggesting an official re-pricing of gold to defeat current deflation and reach Fed inflation targets
*Discussion of how open market operations by the Fed to raise the official price of gold would work
*Kenneth Rogoff is recommending developing economy countries to increase their gold reserves to 10% to diversify reserves composition
*Chief Economist BIS indicates the world monetary system is lacking an anchor – why we think this anchor could be gold
*Why a gold linked SDR could make sense as an international monetary system anchor
*Any attempts to re-anchor the monetary system to gold would require a non-deflationary USD gold price of $10,000 per troy ounce
*Feasability of using gold as an international unit of account today – even if all goods were measured in gold, it would likely require some kind of digital token to facilitate transactions
*No expectations of a Fed rate hike in June
*Detailing a scenario under which the gold price could go down significantly, and the probability of such an event
*Commentary on China’s gold reserves

 

 

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The Gold Chronicles: April, 15th 2016 Interview with Jim Rickards

Jim Rickards, The Gold Chronicles April 15, 2016

*The New Case for Gold has hit #1 in Business for Amazon Hard Cover, Soft Cover, and Audio – has hit #6 On the Wall Street Journal National Best Seller list
*What specifically makes gold best suited to be money from a physical and chemical perspective
*All forms of money are subject to the laws of physics, when measured side by side gold is superior
*Federal Reserve Bank of New York had $100M stolen from its accounts by cyber theft
*Details of the Shanghai Accord and its impact on Currency Wars and gold
*Deutsche Bank settling silver rigging charges will have little impact on prices
*Should citizens of countries with little or no gold reserves be concerned, and how should they factor this into personal wealth protection
*China is about to launch their Yuan denominated gold fix, this is a positive development and provides another venue to help China float the Yuan, and may have some impact on the physical market in the conversion of standard good delivery bars into the new kilo bar 999.9 fine standard

 

 

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