James Turk is the founder GoldMoney – The Best Way to Buy Gold and Silver, which provides a convenient and economical way to buy and sell gold, silver and platinum online using the digital gold currency for which he was awarded four US patents. He has specialized in international banking, finance and investments since graduating in 1969 from George Washington University with a B.A. degree in International Economics. He began his business career with The Chase Manhattan Bank (now J.P. Morgan Chase), which included assignments in Thailand, the Philippines and Hong Kong. In 1980 he joined the private investment and trading company of a prominent precious metals trader. He moved to the United Arab Emirates in December 1983 to be appointed Manager of the Commodity Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, a position he held until resigning in 1987 to begin FGMR.
James Turk has written several monographs on money and banking and is the co-author of The Coming Collapse of the Dollar (Doubleday, 2004), now available in a paperback version entitled The Collapse of the Dollar.
James Turk began publishing the Freemarket Gold & Money Report in March 1987 as a subscription-based investment newsletter focusing primarily on precious metals and national currencies. In August 2009, the newsletter completed a total transformation to become a free, web-based commentary. Accordingly, its name was changed to the Free Gold Money Report.
The objective of this website is to be informative and educational. It aims to help readers better understand gold, money and currency through James Turk’s commentaries and insights.