A Horrific war between North Korea and the United States is set to break out in the coming months, and will trigger a devastating financial crisis, an adviser to Donald Trump’s government has warned. As tensions boil over between North Korea and the US, an economic meltdown is inevitable and set to hit in the next six months, according to Jim Rickards, an author and adviser to the US Department of Defence.

He believes the next financial crisis is set to be even bigger than the 2008 collapse – and too huge for even central banks to cope with as World War 3 threatens to break out. The best-selling Currency Wars author is convinced a North Korea-US war is looming after comments by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mr Rickards told the Big Money Questions show: “A war between the United States and North Korea in the next six months… that is the avalanche causing a bigger avalanche. READ MORE