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.


Japan welcomes China to SDR… Bitcoin Exec Arrested… China’s Forex Reserves Sink… What Won’t Solve Systematic Risk… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see Japan joining the U.S. in welcoming China to the IMF… The arrest of an executive for the massive theft of bitcoins… China’s foreign exchange reserves are sinking like a stone… Regulating single firms won’t solve systematic risk… and more!

The Yuan’s Inclusion in World Money is Still on Track… What Happens in China Won’t Stay in China… Showdown Between Greece and Germany Was More Dangerous Than We Knew… and more!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see why the yuan being included in the IMF’s world money is still on track, what happens in China won’t stay in China… the showdown between Greece and Germany was more dangerous than we knew…another reason Yellen and the Fed won’t raise rates… and more!

China Is Burning Through Their Reserves… There Will Be No “Grexit”… War Between China and Japan, And the U.S. Is Just A Matter of Time… U.S. Faces $1 Trillion Shortfall… and more!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see why China is burning through their reserves… There will be no “Grexit”… War between China and Japan, and the U.S. is just a matter of time… The U.S. is facing a $1 Trillion shortfall and more!

Global growth is slowing down… Russia and China working on their exit strategy… China’s gold update… China’s market crash is just getting started… and more!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see why global growth is slowing down… Russia and China are working on their exit strategy…China’s update on its gold holdings… China’s stock market crash is just getting started… and more!