Jim Rickards

Jim Rickards

Formal First Name
James (Jim)

Jim Rickards is the Editor of Strategic Intelligence, Project Prophesy, Crash Speculator, and Gold Speculator—four premium financial newsletters hosted by Paradigm Press. He is a celebrated investment banker, lawyer, and economist with over 40 years of capital markets experience. With a focus on global alternative investments and derivatives, Rickards' client base includes institutional investors and government directorates. His articles in the fields of strategic studies, cognitive diversity, network science, and risk management have been published in academic and professional journals.



  • Rickards doesn't believe that central banks are truly independent.
  • He believes that the Fed has no clue what it is doing; they have never predicted a recession or crisis in advance.


Rickards' methodology is based on prediction science, compared to flawed models that central banks use.

  • Behavioral Psychology


      • Rickards is an accomplished author who has published numerous books and newsletters.
      • He is a frequent guest on BBC, RTE Irish National Radio, CNN, NPR, CSPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, and The Wall Street Journal.
      • His work is regularly featured in the Financial Times, Evening Standard, New York Times, The Telegraph, and Washington Post.


        Rickards is a guest lecturer in globalization and finance at: