Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Crash Speculator, Gold Speculator and Tactical Currency Profits. An Ex-CIA insider, he is also an American lawyer, economist, government advisor 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.

Gold Note No. 33

The initial gains in the rising price of gold are rewarding to patient investors, but they are just a beginning compared to the rally yet to come. In his latest gold note, Jim discusses three important factors that will result in massive market uncertainty and drive more investors to gold as a safe-haven asset.

The Dollar And Euro Will Stand Or Fall Together

The dollar, euro, ruble, yuan and gold are all in a state of flux because of the geopolitical turmoil confronting the world today. The biggest question is whether a pending decline in the central role of the U.S. dollar in the international monetary system is reversible or permanent. Where do investors turn who are not comfortable with U.S. Treasury securities in their reserve positions because of recent economic sanctions? Jim discusses in his latest war room briefing.