James Rickards is an American lawyer and financial expert, working on Wall Street for 35 years as the senior managing director for market intelligence at Omnis, Inc. Other than The Death of Money, he has written three other books; NY Times Bestseller Currency Wars, The New Case for Gold and The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis, which is due to be released at the end of November 2016.