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.


Is This The Moment of Truth?

There are many signs that the day of reckoning on the U.S. debt situation is coming much faster than experts believe. Fiscal policy is now characterized by a complete “lack of control” as the author, Ernest Hemingway characterized it. Is that day of reckoning suddenly upon us?

New Prophesy Buy: Trouble Brewing in Emerging Markets

The combination of slower growth in China, a global trade war and an epic portfolio rebalancing from stocks to government bonds will sink U.S. and emerging-market stock. Using our unique Project Prophesy predictive analytic methods, Jim and Dan offer investors a clear view of why markets are falling and what’s next. Despite the recent volatility, investors who position correctly today can reap huge gains in the weeks ahead.

Death of Cash Is Coming Sooner Than You Think… Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Coming to U.S.… Half-Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Nightmare Won’t Go Away… and More!

Here are the five articles Jim recommends you read this week. You’ll see why the death of cash is coming sooner than you think… trillion-dollar deficits are coming to the U.S. and neither party cares… this half-billion-dollar cryptocurrency nightmare just won’t go away… and more!