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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: Ride The New Gold Rally For 180% Gains

Bull and bear markets for gold have turning points that are usually only seen in hindsight and rarely understood in real time. There has been two gold bull markets since 1971 and we are now in a third. Gold has rallied almost 50% in less than four years as part of this new bull market. Using our uniquie Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified one gold ETF as the best way to profit from the continuing rally as the latest gold bulls still have far to run.

New Crash Indicator Buy: High Overhead Spells Trouble for this Brick and Mortar Luxury Retailer

Many retailers have suffered from both margin compression and a delayed entry into online sales. Also, reduced margins are a byproduct of global deflationary trends and the inability to push through price increases to customers. Today, Jim and Scott identify one high end retailer that has seen margins decrease due to both a late entry into internet retailing as well as high overhead from their bricks and mortar business plan. Along with supply chain uncertainty from a prolonged trade war, this company is a good candidate for a “flatlining” stock price.

New Prophesy Buy: Trade this Food Leader Ahead of its Upcoming Earnings Report

Market volatility is spiking from the mix of currency wars, trade wars and Fed action on interest rates. Food retailers are affected by these headwinds to growth as well as disinflationary trends and competition in the sector. Jim and Dan have identified one processed food giant as the best way to profit from our Prophesy indicator as expectations of a weak earnings report this week could mean pressure on its stock price.

Cutting Rates: How Fed Actions Impact You

In this live quarterly intelligence briefing, Jim gives insight on the recent Fed rate cut and what further action to expect from the central bank in the coming months. He discusses the dynamic between the White House and the Fed as an independent agency as well as what rate decisions mean for markets, investors and savers. Also, senior analyst Dan Amoss gives three recommendations to position your money for big gains as a result of the latest Fed action and its implications across almost every asset class.