…The unfortunate truth is this: the conspiracy theorists are spouting old news. The global currency already exists. It has for decades. Not as a potential. Not as an option. Not as an opinion. Nor as a goal or plan. But as something which is already in place. And here’s the strangest part about it: The only hold-up to the central banks rolling it out is, according to Rickards, China and her small(ish) gold reserves.