Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Project Prophesy, Crash Speculator, and Gold 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 four New York Times best sellers, Currency Wars (2011), The Death of Money (2014), The Road to Ruin (2016), and Aftermath (2019) from Penguin Random House. And his latest book, The New Great Depression was published in January 2021.


Trade Alert: This Food Manufacturer Is Beyond Overvalued

Even though there is good news on the vaccination front, the economy continues to struggle as consumers cut consumption on products, including in the food industry. Companies will survive, but those with a history of volatile stock chart progressions are vulnerable to mini-crashes along the way. Jim and Scott target this leading plant-based food manufacturer as the best way to profit from a correction in its overbought and overvalued stock.

Gold Note No. 7

The scarcity of physical bullion relative to paper gold and silver contracts will emerge with a vengeance in a buying panic resulting from any number of catalysts including war, a new pandemic, a stock market crash, bank failures or social disorder. The paper holders will try to convert to physical and find that it's too late. The vaults will be empty. Buy your gold now. The buying panic is just a matter of time.

Yellen And The Rise of MMT

In the February edition of the live lifetime intelligence briefing, Jim uses his vast experience as a government advisor to provide analysis on what new policies and White House policymakers mean for investors. He reveals details about new Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and the rise of Modern Monetary Theory, what it means, and how it will impact the dollar, gold, silver and energy. Also, senior analyst Dan Amoss joins Jim to provide three trade recommendations for you to consider as a result of the new economics in Washington DC. Listen to the audio or read the transcript here.

New Prophesy Buy: 200% Upside On A Shortage Of Physical Silver

A recent analysis points out that there are serious shortages of silver in the physical bullion market. If there isn’t enough silver to support the issuance of new ETF shares, new share issuance may be suspended. This would come as a shock to markets and could cause outright panic buying in silver. Using our Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan focus on this liquid silver trust as the best way to profit from an expected breakout in the price of silver.

Bidenomics: The Impact of Biden’s Economic Agenda

On our February intelligence briefing, Jim examines the Biden economic agenda, including policies from other areas that impact the economy. In this deep dive into the new administration’s policies, he will discuss why the intended benefits will not emerge but will instead be headwinds for the economy in the coming weeks. Also, Jim reveals why higher energy prices are a near certainty as Bidenomics begins in America. We also have a Q&A session with Jim during this important briefing.

Reduced Discretionary Spending Is Bad News For This Overvalued Stock

The pandemic has given rise to unemployment, lost benefits, closed businesses and reduced revenues for those who remain in business. This has resulted in a spike in savings rates and reduced consumption as a result of such savings. Jim and Scott target this leading orthodontic manufacturer as its stock price has run far ahead of its earnings potential especially in an age of higher savings, reduced discretionary consumption, and social distancing including doctor’s visits.