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.


China’s Surprise for Obama… Job Market Mirage… Japan’s New “War”… And More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how the Yuan has strengthened… why reports on the U.S. labor market are a mirage… Japan’s declaration of war on the world… why China’s becoming #1 is hype… how even the elites are finally agreeing we’re in a Currency War … and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Will the ECB Ease?…The Biggest Bubble of All… BIS Warning… And More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how the Euro is caught in Currency War crossfire… how confidence in Central Bankers is the new bubble… why Treasury liquidity is being squeezed… what may be your last warning… the new America exodus… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Kamikaze Attack… New World Order… Danger from China… and more!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how Japan has launched a currency war kamikaze attack… an Obama official who’s calling for a New World Order… signs of danger emerging from China… Sweden joining the global currency war… Fake Chinese invoices… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

War on Cash… Currency Wars Evolve… Precious Metals Build Up and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how the cashless society described in my America 2024 piece has already begun…how currency wars are still going strong and changing... how major powers like Russia, India and China are are snatching up precious metals… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

BRIEFING: America’s Spooky New Money

Our first-ever live intelligence briefing with Jim Rickards. You’ll learn Jim’s background – in his youth and later at Long Term Capital Management – and how it led him to eventually launch Strategic Intelligence… why the Fed and Wall Street’s financial model routinely fail to predict crisis… what America’s “spooky” new money is and how it will impact the global monetary system, your investments and daily transactions… a lightning round of reader questions with Jim and more!