Jim RickardsJim Rickards

James G. Rickards is the editor of Strategic Intelligence, Crash Speculator, Gold Speculator and Tactical Currency Profits. An Ex-CIA insider, he is also an American lawyer, economist, government advisor 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.

Gold Note No. 2

In Jim’s second gold note, he discusses factors that have caused a decline in gold prices recently and why gold is now poised to break out and resume its push to $2,000 per ounce and higher. Headwinds are about to turn into tailwinds as the economy slows, rates fall, political uncertainty grows and momentum swings to the upside. Savvy investors will buy gold at today’s lower prices and benefit from this momentum.

Trade Alert: An Economic Downturn Takes This Broker Down With It

A new wave of lockdowns due to another surge in coronavirus cases will push the economy back into recession exactly as happened last March. As a result, a severe market reversal will occur in the next month or two as markets adjust to the bad news. Jim and Scott target this discount broker as the best way to profit as a market correction and reduced trading volume will correlate with its stock price suffering as well.

Market Outlook 2021: What The Election Means For Stocks, Bonds & Gold

In the November edition of the live lifetime intelligence briefing, Jim uses his vast experience in the world of Wall Street and investing to give a market outlook for the remainder of this year and into 2021. He gives an update on the current state of the election process and what key dates to keep in mind as we move through December to measure market volatility. Also, senior analyst Dan Amoss joins Jim to provide three trade recommendations for you to take advantage of during this uncertain period.

Gold Note No. 1

In Jim’s first gold note, he discusses the state of gold in today’s environment and why understanding what has been going on with gold prices is the key to forecasting where prices go from here. The overall trend is higher, but volatility will be with us for the foreseeable future. That can be an attractive opportunity for investors if you buy during the drawdowns and ride the upswings for profits. Jim discusses the three pillars of his forecast and why now is a great opportunity to buy gold.

The Results: Where Investors Go From Here

In this month's intelligence briefing, Jim discusses where things currently stand in the U.S. presidential election and where investors go from here based on the results. He details several different scenarios that could occur in the coming weeks that can directly influence your portfolio and gives you critical information you are not hearing from the mainstream media that could influence the election’s outcome and our country’s direction. Jim will also answer your questions in an important Q&A session this month.