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.


Central Banks Prepare Markets… A Central Banker Admits to Trying to Steal Your Money… The Yuan’s SDR Bid Becomes Unstoppable… Why Small Asset Bubbles Trigger Big Meltdowns… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how central bankers are preparing markets for a big change… An admission that central banks are out to steal your money… Why the Yuan’s bid to join the SDR is now unstoppable … How small asset bubbles can cause catastrophic meltdowns… and more. Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

China’s New Economic Sphere of Influence… The Government’s War on Cash… The Beginning of Global Governance… Liquidity in the Bond Market… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how China’s economic ambitions are not limited to the growth of its own economy…that no one is safe from the government’s war on cash… A New World Order is getting closer every day… Liquidity is drying up because of Basel III rules, the Volcker Rule and excess regulation… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

The Fed’s secret plan… Lost Decade Repeat… Another Bond Market Head Fake… A Contrary Indicator… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see the Fed’s secret plan… A possible repeat of Japan’s “Lost Decade”… Another potential bond market head fake… the Fed as a contrary indicator and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…