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.


Iran Now Turns to China… The Impact of New Iran Sanctions… The Other Currency Keeping Investors Up At Night… and More!

Here are the five recommended reads I found this week that I think you’ll find interesting in the world of politics, economics and finance.   I. One door closes and another door opens. Iran now turns to China. After the Obama administration negotiated the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) with Iran in 2015, the...

Welfare by Another Name

Jim spends this issue discussing the secrets that the government doesn’t want you to know, the importance of how they incorrectly calculate for inflation, plus all the ways you can stay informed and prepared for when the hyperinflated bubble that is our economy explodes.

The Fed Finds a New Way to Blunder… Why Gold is Ready for a Breakout… Two of the World’s Richest People Say This About Bitcoin…and More!

Here are the five articles Jim found interesting and recommends you read this week. Inside these articles, you’ll find out how the Fed found a new way to blunder… why gold is ready for a breakout… what two of the world’s richest people have to say about bitcoin… and more!

The Next World War Won’t Start in China or Iran… The Trade Wars are in Full Swing… Finland Finds Out Free Money is Not a Good Idea… and More!

Here are the five articles Jim found interesting and recommends you read this week. Inside these articles, you’ll find out why the next World War won’t start in China or Iran… the trade wars are in full swing… Finland find out free money is not a good idea… and more!