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: Target 240% Gains in This Oversold Gold Royalty Stock

The recent waves of new stimulus programs are creating extraordinarily favorable conditions for gold. And there are many indications that demand for physical gold is rising sharply. Potential disruptions in gold futures trading might cause a scramble to own claims on future gold production. Using our proprietary predictive indicator, Jim and Dan target one high-quality, oversold gold royalty stock as one of the best ways to own claims on future gold production as the price of gold skyrockets.

Trade Alert: Lockdowns Are Major Trouble For This Ride-Hailing Stock

The new economic reality of lower consumer consumption is the effect of the depression that began in March 2020 as a result of the national (and global) lockdown because of coronavirus. Transportation networks and face-to-face meetings have ground to a halt. Consequently, this has affected the social ride business in a devastating way. Jim and Scott target one leading multinational ride-hailing company facing lower customer counts as lockdowns will cause its stock price to plummet.

New Prophesy Buy: Gain 260% as This Dividend Aristocrat Fades

While it may be true that all sectors are adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s also true that some sectors are being hit harder than others. With restaurants closing, the food service industry has been greatly affected which includes companies that distribute food to many establishments. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan target one restaurant-dependent distributor that is vulnerable to another sharp decline in the markets along with a downtrend due to weak fundamentals in its stock.

Trade Alert: Consumers Pulling in their Horns is Trouble For This Gourmet Food Service

Consumer spending has been the main contributor to the booming U.S. economy for the last few years. Now, with the coronavirus pandemic affecting daily lives of Americans, consumers will be curbing spending plans in favor of more savings and debt reduction. This means discretionary spending will fall. Jim and Scott target one popular gourmet food service facing this reality which will put pressure on its stock price as this crisis continues.

New Prophesy Buy: Buy the Temporary Gold Retreat for a 360% Profit

Some investors are wondering why gold prices dropped last week as the stock market was pummeled due to frantic selling. Parties sell gold to raise cash to meet margin calls on stock losses. Strong hands in the market see what’s going on and are prepared to buy, but not until the last distressed party has closed out his last gold futures contract. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan show the best way to profit from the flight to gold bullion before institutional buyers send prices skyward.