Addison Wiggin

Addison Wiggin

Addison Wiggin is the executive publisher of Agora Financial, LLC, a fiercely independent economic forecasting and financial research firm. He's the creator and editorial director of Agora Financial's daily 5 Min. Forecast and editorial director of The Daily Reckoning. Wiggin is the founder of Agora Entertainment, executive producer and co-writer of I.O.U.S.A., which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, the 2009 Critics Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature, and was also shortlisted for a 2009 Academy Award. He is the author of the companion book of the film I.O.U.S.A.and his second edition of The Demise of the Dollar, and Why it's Even Better for Your Investments was just fully revised and updated. Wiggin is a three-time New York Times best-selling author whose work has been recognized by The New York Times Magazine, The Economist, Worth, The New York Times, The Washington Post as well as major network news programs. He also co-authored international bestsellers Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt with Bill Bonner.

Addison Wiggin's Recent Articles

To Die and Let Live

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Addison Wiggin discusses the importance of “creative destruction” and why modern civilization, especially in capitalist societies, is determined to ignore it.


Life, Science and Revolution

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Addison Wiggin recounts his conversations with Juan Enriquez on entrepreneurship and the “life science revolution” radically changing the way we live, work and invest…


Addison WigginInnovate or Die

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Picking up our investigation into the tug-o-war between government meddlers and entrepreneurs where we left off...


Addison WigginWhen Genius Fails Again, Part III

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Addison Wiggin gives even more reasons why genius will fail again in part III of his series on Jim Rickards and the collapse of the financial market house of cards...


Addison WigginAttention to Deficits Disorder

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A Daily Reckoning classique. Since it’s Friday the 13th, we thought we’d take an unlucky look back at the fate of U.S. deficits and debt accumulation since those quaint, pre-crisis days. This was first published in The Daily Reckoning on May, 17, 2005. So foolish we were to be concerned about deficits and debt waaay back then. Alas, the writing had already been scribbled on the wall for years…


Addison WigginThe Currency Wars of the 20th Century

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Addison Wiggin checks in with Jim Rickards and does a quick historical overview of the currency struggles that have brought us up to 2015 and onward. After you read, you won’t look at the tolls you have to pay on the highway the same way ever again…


Addison WigginA Short History of Speculative Excesses and Wealth Preservation

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For of all John Law’s faults, he at least understood that he who holds hard assets wins the day. Addison took the liberty of grafting supporting evidence together from his book with Bill Bonner, Financial Reckoning Day. Read on to see how originators of some of the worst ideas can give us some good ones too...


Addison WigginA Manifesto, of Sorts

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More than a decade ago, Addison Wiggin helped co-found the Daily Reckoning with Bill Bonner. Today, he recalls this life-changing experience, and explains how - despite being rooted in the world of finance - it is and will always be about much more than money. Read on...