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.

The Long-Awaited “Black Swan”

Here are the five articles Jim found interesting and recommends you read this week. Inside these articles, you’ll find out why the Chinese Communist party may be losing “The Mandate of Heaven”… why the globalist elites support Bernie… and more!

New Prophesy Buy: 300% Upside for This Growing Silver Producer as Prices Are Poised to Soar

When gold and silver prices rise, there is a lag time for mining stocks to benefit. That’s why the best time to invest in mining stocks is during the lag after commodities rally. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan show the best way to profit from the global flight to quality in precious metals as coronavirus fears and market volatility continue.

Trade Alert: A Flurry of Bad News Sends This Stock Plummeting

As older companies move through their growth stages, adverse conditions can send its share price plummeting. These conditions include excessive debt and internal management problems. Jim and Scott have targeted a food service company that has been hit with a flurry of bad news, including lower margins and employee morale problems. This has sent its share price on a downward trend with more pressure on its share price to follow.

New Prophesy Buy: A 300% Upside Trade as Coronavirus Slams Chinese Economy

The coronavirus pandemic is not only a threat to human lives but also to the global economy. Supply chains are affected by the slowdown in China’s economy as a result of the outbreak. Using our proprietary predictive indicator, Jim and Dan believe an overvalued semiconductor company that depends on Chinese customers for nearly two-thirds of its revenue is in distress as the viral threat and resulting economic slowdown will put pressure on its stock price.

OUTBREAK: The Threat of China’s Economic Contagion

For this month's live intelligence briefing, Jim debriefs readers on the current threat of the coronavirus and the implications for global economies as well as world financial markets. Jim gives an updated account of what a pandemic could mean for China's future, what the Fed's role is in protecting U.S. markets and economic growth, and reveals the best sectors of the market to position yourself as financial contagion threatens your portfolio.