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.


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…

A “Dangerous Delusion”…Currency Wars Damage…When Civilization Collapses… A Chinese/U.S. Truce?… and more!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see the Fed’s “Dangerous Delusion”… The Damage Everywhere from Currency Wars… A common characteristic of civilizations poised for collapse… Chinese/U.S. relations in the Currency Wars… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

“Uncharted Waters”… When Is a Lie Not a Lie?… Dr. Doom Agrees… Now It’s December… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see why the Fed’s in uncharted waters… when a lie isn’t a lie… Dr. Doom agree with Jim, once again… the new date for a rate increase… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Flash Crash… The Treasury’s “Kiss of Death”… The “Divergence” Stage of Currency Wars… A Recipe for Stagnation… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll read about the one man who supposedly caused the flash crash… the Treasury’s “Kiss of Death”… The “divergence” stage of currency wars… a recipe for stagnation… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Turkey’s Gold Trading… Recipe for Collapse… The Carry Trade Threat… Big Losers from a Strong Dollar… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see Turkey’s mysterious gold trading… a recipe for collapse… how the carry trade puts trillions of dollars of debt at risk… who stands to lose from a strong dollar… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Scariest Article I’ve Seen All Week… World’s Smartest Investor’s in Cash… Which Year the Fed Might Raise Rates… and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see the scariest article I’ve seen all week…how the world’s smartest investor is now in cash… how the next recession might already be here… how Larry Summers is sounding just like me… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Central Banks’ Worst Nightmare… New Debt Crash Threat… Spotting the Bubble’s Top… Stock’s Set to Plunge 60% and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see how deflation is impacting economic growth… the strong dollar’s impact on emerging markets… your chances of timing this bubble’s top… more evidence central bankers don’t know what they’re doing… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…

Emerging Market Meltdown… Russian Comeback Kid… NWO of Finance… Abenomics’ Failure and More!

Here are the five articles I recommend you read this week. You’ll see more proof that an emerging market meltdown could be around the corner… how Russia is on the rebound… evidence of the currency wars dynamics we’ve been writing about… why the New World Order of Finance may be closer than you think… and more! Each will give you a deeper understanding of the themes we’ll be exploring in your monthly issues…