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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 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.

New Prophesy Buy: 300% Upside on A Chinese Currency Devaluation

China’s currency devaluation as retaliation to the latest move by President Trump in the trade war has rattled markets. This currency manipulation shows just how badly China is losing this war. Confronting social, economic and geopolitical pressures that are testing the legitimacy of the Communist party leadership, an economic crisis could be on the horizon. Using our unique Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified one play on an ETF holding Chinese stocks as the best way to profit in the impending economic chaos in China.

New Crash Indicator Buy: Huge Headwinds Coming For This Debt-Ridden Car Rental Provider

In the car rental industry, a weakening economy is a huge negative as companies depend on business travel and vacationers for growth. Higher energy prices are also a headwind for the bottom line. Using our statistical models and predictive analytics, Jim and Scott have identified one leading player in the car rental industry with major debt burden that will spell trouble for its stock price as the economy continues to weaken.

New Prophesy Buy: Another Shot at 200% Gains in Our Favorite Gold Miner

With the Fed expecting to cut rates, interest rates are headed down and so is the dollar. With a weaker dollar, a higher dollar price of gold is expected as well with even higher share prices for gold mining stocks because of the leverage embedded in mining companies. Using our Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan are revisiting their favorite gold miner that made 119% gains for readers last month as the gold bull market continues.