Nathan Lewis

Nathan Lewis

Nathan Lewis was formerly the chief international economist of a leading economic forecasting firm. He now works for an asset management company based in New York. Lewis has written for the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal Asia, the Japan Times, Pravda, and authored Gold: The Once and Future Money.

Nathan Lewis's Recent Articles

How to Perfect the “Least Imperfect” Monetary System

Nathan Lewis

The monetary system established by the Bretton Woods agreement was a solid one... but it was not without its problems. As Nathan Lewis explains, the idea of "central planning" of an economy was quite popular. And unable to keep in check their need to "fix" things, eventually the central planners ruined an otherwise elegant system. Read on...


VideoThe Parallel Currency that Could Save Your Purchasing Power

Nathan Lewis

Parallel currencies, in practice, are actually very common today in many countries. But for some reason, the idea of them are not very well-formed in people's minds. In today's video, Nathan Lewis explains why transitioning into a gold-based alternative currency could be easier than most realize.


When the Earth Stops Revolving Around the Dollar

Nathan Lewis

It's been over 40 years since the U.S. officially broke the dollar's tether to gold, and it's certainly worse for wear. Add in massive amounts of deficit spending and you've got the recipe for one incredible catastrophe. Today, Nathan Lewis looks at the state of the U.S. dollar through the lens of one of history's greatest thinkers. Read on...