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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: Bet Against This Vulnerable Airline As Disruptions Continue

As the summer season kicks off, travelers rely on airlines to provide a great experience while flying. When passengers consistently have their travel plans delayed and flight operations are not at peak efficiency, an airline stock will suffer as a result. Jim and Scott identify one major U.S. airline that is suffering from multiple disruptions in its operations that makes it vulnerable to a sharp downward conrrection in its stock price.

New Prophesy Buy: Triple Your Money with This Offshore Drilling Trade

On its recent bounce, oil prices are set for a sustained rebound. Currently, offshore drilling stocks are now priced at levels that assume business will never return to prior peak levels. Yet offshore activity must eventually revert to peak levels if the global economy is going to keep consuming oil and gas at current levels. Using our uniquie Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified one offshore driller that the market is significantly mispricing and poised to make big gains as it catches up to the rest of the sector.

New Crash Indicator Buy: Trade This Energy Giant As Bankruptcy Looms

When a company reorganizes during bankruptcy proceedings, creditor claims take clear priority over stockholders. This puts downward pressure on a stock’s price and creates a drop in valuation. In our premier buy alert, Jim and Scott identify an energy provider giant that is in the midst of a second bankruptcy that could be a complete wipe-out of existing shareholders and cause a sharp fall in share price. This makes it a great candidate for a Crash Speculator opportunity.

Escalating Trade Wars: What Investors Need to Know

In this live intelligence briefing, Jim discusses the escalating trade wars and what it means for the markets and your portfolio. He details the multiple trade wars now being fought around the world and explains what increased tariffs will cost U.S. consumers as well as the effect on global markets and currency wars. As always, Jim answers reader questions in the lightning round.

New Prophesy Buy: 200% Gains on a Canadian Dollar Rebound

The U.S. and Canada are in the midst of a trade war, with some potential disputes that could cause Canada problems with President Trump. One way to mitigate these disputes is for Canada to strengthen their dollar against the U.S. dollar, giving U.S. exports to Canada a boost. Using our Project Prophesy indicator, Jim and Dan have identified one Canadian ETF as the best way to profit from a rebound in the Canadian dollar.