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.


BRIEFING: There Will Be No Rate Hike in December

In this live intelligence briefing, Jim’s talks about his prediction that the Fed will NOT raise interest rates in December. A leading indicator is giving the December rate hike a probability of 70%. Jim explains exactly why it’s wrong, and how to profit as the market turns around in the coming weeks. And as always, he answers reader questions in the lightning round.

BRIEFING: Trump to Use Eisenhower’s Gold Trick?

In this live intelligence briefing, Jim discusses an important action President Trump could take to save America’s currency. This gold trick was last used in 1953 by President Eisenhower. Jim will explain how the evidence is piling up today that Trump will need to use the same action in the coming months. And as always, he answers reader questions in the lightning round.