Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Project Prophesy, and Crash Speculator. He is an American lawyer, economist, and investment banker with 40 years of experience working in capital markets on Wall Street. He was the principal negotiator of the rescue of Long-Term Capital Management L.P. (LTCM) by the U.S Federal Reserve in 1998. His clients include institutional investors and government directorates.

His work is regularly featured in the Financial Times, Evening Standard, New York Times, The Telegraph, and Washington Post, and he is frequently a guest on BBC, RTE Irish National Radio, CNN, NPR, CSPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, and The Wall Street Journal. He has contributed as an advisor on capital markets to the U.S. intelligence community, and at the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Pentagon. He has also testified before the U.S. House of Representatives about the 2008 financial crisis.

Rickards is the author of The New Case for Gold (April 2016), and three New York Times best sellers, The Death of Money (2014), Currency Wars (2011),and The Road to Ruin (2016) from Penguin Random House. And his latest book, Aftermath was published in July, 2019.


New Prophesy Buy: Triple Your Money as Russia’s Fortunes Improve

As we move into a new decade, one of the most attractive emerging markets investment destinations today is in Russia. With little debt and a vast amount of natural resources, Russia is too big and too powerful to ignore despite the derogatory and uninformed claims of globalists. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan have determined that investors can expect warmer relations with Russia in a Trump second term along with an even more powerful Russian economic expansion than the one already underway.

An Accident Waiting to Happen: What Middle East Turmoil Means for Markets

In the first live intelligence briefing of the year, Jim debriefs the latest geopolitical tensions with Iran and how Middle East turmoil will affect markets in the coming weeks. He details how oil stocks could be affected from volatile markets as well as the prospect for gold prices as we move into 2020. Jim also answers your questions in the Q&A lightning round towards the end of the call.

New Prophesy Buy: Lock in 200% Gains With This Brexit Winner

As we move into 2020, there are not many major market movers on the horizon. With low volatility steering the markets, the U.K. economy is proving to be one bright spot in today’s global economy. Using our proprietary predictive indicator, Jim and Dan have identified one British financial institution as the best way to profit from investors’ optimism on the U.K. economy as a result of the coming withdrawal from the EU.

World’s Oldest Debt Relief Plan Is Coming Back… The IRS Is Coming for Your Cryptocurrency… And More!

Dear Strategic Intelligence Reader, Happy New Year! Here are the five recommended reads I think you’ll find interesting in the world of finance, geopolitics and economics. I. World’s Oldest Debt Relief Plan Is Coming Back There’s nothing new about debt. It has been around as long as money has been around, possibly longer. Some research...

Trade Alert: Debt Sets Up This Past Winner For Another Fall

A slowing economy is dangerous for highly-leveraged companies that depend on growth to pay down debt. Adding to the danger is a pause in the rate cuts that help reduce interest expense. Jim and Scott are revisiting a past winner that is poised for another fall as continued weak economic growth hurts revenues and send the company towards bankruptcy and a downturn in its stock price.