In a recent interview conducted at the Nasdaq stock exchange headquarters in New York, macro analyst and financial commentator James Rickards warned of a potential upcoming financial panic in the run-up to the release of his latest and final book in a series of four called “Aftermath“.

The bestselling author thinks that the US Federal Reserve (FED) raising the interest rate from zero all the way to the current 2.25% to 2.5% over the last couple of years may be a ploy from the central bank to give it the opportunity to then cut rates in the event of another potential economic downturn.

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