Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Project Prophesy, Currency Wars Alert and Gold Speculator with Byron King . 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. His upcoming book, Aftermath is due in July, 2019.


New Prophesy Buy: Pocket 200% Gains as Chipmaker ETF Mirrors the Slowing Economy

Semiconductors are everywhere and assist in doing almost everything in our day-to-day lives. Such diverse and nearly universal applications mean that semiconductor sales and stock prices mirror each other in the performance of the economy as a whole. Using our unique Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified this semiconductor ETF as the best way to profit as a slowdown in global growth is gaining momentum, which will maintain pressure on earnings throughout the semiconductor chip sector.

Trade Alert: Natural Disasters Put Pressure On This Vulnerable Utility Company

Natural disasters leave utility companies vulnerable due to their unpredictability and disruptions for customers. They also cause infrastructure damage as well as lost revenue from service interruption. Jim and Scott identify one major public utility company with major vulnerability due to high risk of natural disasters where its located which puts pressure on its operations and stock price.

Jim Rickards Fourth Quarter Market Outlook

On this month’s live intelligence briefing, Jim gives his market outlook for the remainder of 2019. With several macroeconomic events dominating the news along with ongoing political turmoil, Jim gives his forecast on where stock and bond markets are headed and how current monetary and fiscal policies are affecting Wall Street and your money. As always, Jim answers your questions in the lightning round.

New Prophesy Buy: 250% Upside as Headwinds Hit This Overvalued Industrial Stock

A global growth slowdown and a weaker euro are causing a substantial drag on European industrial stocks. Using our unique Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified an industrial gas giant that is facing headwinds from slowing economic conditions in Europe as well as an overvalued stock price that makes it a good opportunity for a correction in the short term.