Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Project Prophesy, Crash Speculator, and Gold 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 four New York Times best sellers, Currency Wars (2011), The Death of Money (2014), The Road to Ruin (2016), and Aftermath (2019) from Penguin Random House. And his latest book, The New Great Depression was published in January 2021.

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.

New Crash Indicator Buy: Slowing Global Trade Reduces Demand For This Transportation Company

Trade wars have contributed to a global slowdown and reduced trade that limits both U.S. exports and imports. As a result, demand for truck deliveries to and from ports of entry and transshipment hubs have declined. Today, Jim and Scott identify one major transportation company that has been hit with a perfect storm of oversupply of trucks, a slowing economy and reduced global trade that makes it a perfect candidate for a crash in its stock price.

Trade War Becomes Currency War: What It Means For Your Money

On this month’s live intelligence briefing, Jim discusses what impact the recent currency move by China in the escalating trade war will have on investor portfolios. Jim explains how the move opens up a new front that dramatically raised volatility in the markets and provides steps to protect your assets as this new war plays out. Also, Jim answers your questions in the lightning round.