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.


Trade Alert: Don’t Bet on This Resort Operator as High Rollers Stay Away

During the economic lockdown, many luxury resorts and casinos have suffered due to travel bans and the desire of many travelers to avoid air travel completely. Just as the high-tech industry was among those least affected by the pandemic, the casino resort industry was among those worst affected. Jim and Scott target this luxury resort operator as a major casualty of the economic crash and lack of discretionary spending by consumers on entertainment and leisure activities.

New Prophesy Buy: 200% Upside On AGI As Gold Breaks Out

Central banks are getting ready for the day when confidence in paper money will collapse across the board and gold will be the only form of money anyone wants. That’s why they have become in the aggregate net buyers of gold. Jim and Dan target one established gold mining stock as the best way to profit from a new gold rally that is poised to break out of its trading range.

New Prophesy Buy: 300% Upside as Brazil Faces Pandemic Chaos

Brazil is now suffering the consequences of an out-of-control coronavirus infection rate and resulting economic lockdown. The IMF has estimated that Brazil will suffer its worst recession ever this year with GDP falling over 5%. Jim and Dan target one ETF that is well diversified with a cross section of Brazilian holdings as the best way to profit from a reeling economy that will get far worse before it gets better.