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.

Economic Collapse: The Worst Is Yet To Come

In this month's intelligence briefing, Jim discusses the severity of the New Depression and why there is such a divergence between depression-level economic numbers and a rising stock market. He will prepare you for what our economy will look like and the best way to protect and even grow your wealth during the worst economic collapse in U.S. history. As always, Jim will also answer your questions in an important Q&A session this month.

New Prophesy Buy: Make 220% as Malaysian Economy Stumbles

One of the hardest hit economies due to the pandemic will be Malaysia. In the short-term, Malaysia is suffering direct hits from a sharp decline in tourism and commodity exports. In the long-term, growth will suffer if oil prices do not recover quickly. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan target a popular Malaysian stock ETF as the best way to profit as stocks are overpriced relative to the prospects for Malaysia’s economy.

New Prophesy Buy: This Oil Storage Trade Has 450% Upside Potential

The oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia in a fight over market share happened almost at the exact time when the coronavirus pandemic started to impact the U.S. economy and the U.S. lockdown began. With oil demand getting weaker and supply expanding, there is only one way to reconcile these two factors – storage. Using our proprietary predicitive indicator, Jim and Dan target one of the world’s largest owner-operators of oil tankers that will benefit from the need for storage during what may be a long-term oil glut.

Trade Alert: Twin Disasters Will Bring This Vulnerable Airline Down

Even after the U.S. economy is opened up again, the airline industry will take years to recover because of travelers’ changed habits, lingering fears and the potential for continued high rates of infection in many travel destinations. Jim and Scott target one vulnerable airline stock facing not only the pandemic but its ongoing internal problems, which will create a further downtrend to their stock price.