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October 10, 2022

I just wasted far too much of my time on fear mongering and hyperbole. Once this guy exceeded his promised 84 second wait to tell the viewers everything they needed to know, it was clear there was a money pitch coming and I never heard the promised everything I needed to know part.

I never could understand how it is people like this seem to think the more they talk, the more they will convince people to trust them.

I have learned to trust no one. Pause these video presentations and open up another tab before you open your wallet. Google the reviews and you will discover nearly every presentation like this has poor reviews. When in doubt, always remember that the best way to save your money is to keep your money.

If you want to know the best place to invest in your future.. Pay off your home.. invest in dehydrated and freeze dried food storage (Do not buy based on price. Buy based on calories per day).. fuel (propane never goes bad).. water purification (gravity filters are best as they require no power. Think Berkey. Aquasana is better as long as water is flowing).. household goods like soaps, paper goods like toilet paper, wet wipes and paper towels.. warm clothing and all the necessities of life.

Strive to have enough cash for two years ultimately. Just take it one step.. one bite at a time. It is better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it.

Do not view this as preparation for anything other than personal insurance. If you are involved in an accident or diagnosed with a medical problem or disease that renders you unable to work.. it will be nice to know you do not have the added burden of wondering how you will pay your bills, buy groceries and the day to day things you need to survive it.

Believe me.. it is far better to put off that new car or kitchen remodel to have the peace of mind in knowing you have prepared yourself by being your own insurance company.

Now that advice didn't cost you a dime. Pass that on to those you love and care about.

NeilGuerrero October 28, 2022

I totally agree with this commentary. It seems Mr. Rickards spends more time fear mongering than is necessary to sell his books and newsletters. I am a lifetime subscriber to Strategic Intelligence and found most of his information to be useful but also comes with sales pitches for more newsletters and books. I don't blame him, afterall one has to make a living somehow. But after a few years of reading his commentaries I find myself more isolated and confused than inclusive and clear direction on what to do. I agree with his precious metals strategy but all the rest is just rather useless scare mongering. I concede he's well educated and more informed than I am. But he would serve us(readers and subscribers), with some clear and free strategies without a pitch for yet another newsletter or book. He can afford it for sure and would give more credence to believing in his rhetoric. In conclusion I really never have made any money following his financial advice which it seems centered to more well heeled customers. I'm just a middle class reader hoping for some crumbs from Mr. Rickards table. Do love you Jim but throw a bone once in a while that won't cost and arm and a leg for subscribers such as myself. I'll keep reading because your the best of the rest but I need something more of reason to believe. Thank you for hearing me out.

LisaDean. November 07, 2022


Too Much Marketing
September 21, 2022

97% marketing, 6-10 emails a day with only an itty-bitty pinch of information worth reading. Too much upselling.  They make you watch 30-60-90 minute videos just to get an upsell. A big hype about the Angel of Death is coming OH MY!!! For it to be just the same 90 teleprompt reading video they played when I signed up... without the 6 month guarantee!

I'm disappointed...

I signed up because, in the past, I've found Jim good in "live" interviews, very informative, good stuff. He has a very impressive background. I like his take on things though his political leanings can smell up his message 

But so far, what I've received is just too much BS.  I can't even read it all :- (

Maybe it's just me, it might be! I hope I feel differently before my 6 month guarantee comes 

Too Much Pitch Too Little Precision
August 22, 2022

Just watched the marathon pitch. Seemed reasonable, the "bubble number" seemed an easy concept to grasp and believe. But the "under-the-breath" whispers of you could still lose your shirt which were sprinkled through the pitch raised red flags.

I do agree with the premise he states, but don't believe he nor anyone can accurately predict FED action or market response. Again, the bubble score sounds like it could side-step market machinations except it too relies on imprecise predictions. I passed.

Consumer August 29, 2022

While the "social studies" analyses from both Strategic Intelligence Pro and The Countdown to Crisis subscriptions are on point, the same realtime reports with greater discussion is simultaneously had on Fox News and similar. The bombarding upsell to more expensive parallel subscriptions and promoting other 3rd party expensive subscriptions is simply insulting. Segmenting a market for greater revenue is understandable, but here over-saturates the customer and degrades the vendor relationship as greedy...no matter how arguably $valuable.

MattAllen September 21, 2022

I found the constant scare tactics to be overwhelming. He spends WAAAAY too much time telling you how incredible he is. Had he simply said, "I believe stocks will tank today, here is what to do" I might have been more tempted.

As it is, he is his own worst enemy when it comes to booking new customers. The upsell is huge. If he really wanted to help people, he would price the data at a much lower rate. I'll pass. I wasted my first $50.00 on him. I'll waste no more.

JamesSeaborn October 10, 2022

I couldn't agree more. For saying he didn't like to brag, he sure wastes viewers time hyping himself.I learned long ago that these promises of free.. end up with lots of hype followed by a pitch for money under the guise of doing you a favor. I am 70 years old and have followed a number of kooks over the years. They talk a lot and prey on people's fears and even their hatreds. Avoid these types of people at all costs. You can learn a lot from prepper communities for free. But when they have something to sell.. or say it is free with shipping and handling only... step away from the site and secure your wallet from your not so keen instincts.

You can lose a lot of money here
August 1, 2022
You could do as well with a series of dart boards. He bets against winners and loses.

Do Not, I Repeat, Do Not Buy This From Jim Rickards
June 17, 2022

PLEASE.... for God's sakes, DO NOT BUY THIS SUBSCRIPTION from Jim Rickards. You will get NO help whatsoever, via email, text or customer service representatives. You will have wasted over $2,000.00 US, and in a recession THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO WASTE your money.

I've just spent 30 minutes on the phone with customer service to be told that I didn't know enough to buy the subscription. Guess what? I buy information all of the time...we all do...but they give you JUST enough information to confuse you.

GeoffHouldridge July 19, 2022

I worry about this too.....I enrolled on the countdown to crisis for similar sum and within three weeks received further offers for his strategic intelligence pro for life for $250 and then low and behold you cam subscribe to the countdown to crisis for $500 If you take up the put options subscription in the uk they take your money without explaining the pitfalls in placing such trades i.e. No broker accounts in the uk will allow you to trade such put options. Only Charles Schwab will and they want a $25000 deposit

RuthFitzwater July 25, 2022

There’s plenty of free information on the internet. Don’t trust anyone who won’t give his information to you unless you pay.

PaulStee July 27, 2022

I figured the latest promotion from the Rickards stable was BS. The 4th Horseman has arrived. Total scare-mongering. 27th July at 2 pm the world will change and crash. Guess what that time represented. FOMC.. lol. All the world hasn't crashed and burned.Stay away from this heavily promoted BS.

April 27, 2022

I have been closely following Jim Rickards for the last 10 years and invested in the gold speculator and Strategy Intelligence programs. Most of the recommendations I invested in lost money.

He continues to spout happy news about gold and makes recommendations that fail to profit. He’s become a far right wing reactionary who’s writings are biased and inflammatory. I’m done with him.

JenLewis July 25, 2022

I just watched Rickard's most recent 'deal' and it didn't even sound appealing to me. It's too much money to risk on his words alone.

MahatmaJeeves November 29, 2022

the first red flag was ,"just watch for 86 seconds "

. then he drones on for many minutes. the 2nd was. 3 big banks are about to ruin our dollars make slaves of us all. pay me to tell u which of the banks to invest in, so u can cash in on communism. or , jk, words to that effect.

Prior (and On-going) involvement of Jim Rickards with Anglo Far East, Group and The Physical Gold Fund and their Directors.
February 8, 2022

I note that Jim Rickards is (or was), listed as a 'Trusted Advisor' to 2 Precious Metals Custodian companies, one of which I had used to hold my bullion in a secure, locked, audited vault in Switzerland. The same vault, Jim Rickards can be seen witnessing an actual audit of the bullion kept there.

After 9 months of trying to obtain settlement following sale of my bullion, it seems both of these custodian companies appear to be nothing short of Ponzi schemes. One of the two [The Physical Gold Fund] has since shut down all its internet sites. The other [The Anglo Far East Group], based in the Caymans and Panama, doesn't appear to have any staff beyond the founding director.

Other directors have left and appear to have nothing more to do with the company or that person and refuse to be drawn into their having any involvement with the potential scam.

Smitho7 April 21, 2022

I agree Steve. Anglo Far-East has stolen clients money. But there appears little clients can do about it. Jim Rickards never responds to requests for advice on this. @kiwismitho7

AiolosSage October 28, 2022

Hello, Steve and Smith.

The organization that I work for is also facing issues with Anglo Far East. It seems almost 1 million in assets just "vanished.” We are studying what are the legal options to get the money back.

AiolosSage October 28, 2022

Would you guys be willing to provide more information in case we launch a lawsuit against the scammers?

“WilliamMoney” (SCD) February 15, 2023

…..I would but I’m not into frivolous lawsuits and would like it to be similar issues and losses as I experienced in relation to the Countdown to Crisis service in which they advertised before each Fed meeting (July 27, 2022 at 2pm specifically) in which they said if action was not taken it could be too late. Leading you to believe at any moment the market would crash an additional 50% on top of the 30% it had already dropped or worse. It may happen but the “can”kept getting kicked down the road each month.

They even sent me (already a subscriber)the emails about the same thing each time the fed was to raise rates always at precisely 2pm the market would crash and we would enter a 10 year period of stagnant market activity.

Again this could happen but I thought I was paying for someone who understood some correct timing with a lot of credentials and experience. I made money in other services but will never cover the losses in the service they use the most to attract customers, Countdown to Crisis which I wrongly and am embarrassed to say was the one I believed in the most.

I think the marketers were too eager and it’s possible they ignored that some words of caution needed to be expressed including very large bear market rallies and the fact they possibly did not have the timing correct on their bold predictions. I think someone missed the mark but I’m not sure that it was Rickards?

December 22, 2021

Jimmy has been wrong on his predictions for $15,000 Gold, that Andrew Como would replace Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee, that the FBI was behind the January 6th insurrection, and many more WACKY ideas.

I really question his claim to be a CIA advisor, and most of his recommendations have been BUSTS. Who would pay for this CRAP

DBNordwald April 25, 2022

He wasn't wrong on the FBI issue

BertEmanuel October 01, 2022

He was right about the FBI, and now they are showing even worse stuff. Sad situation about the FBI.

J.K.Johnson January 22, 2023

Amen! The F.B.I. was definitely "involved" in the Jan. 6th protest.

Have you noticed they won't commit on having operatives at the Jan. 6th election protest? Have you noticed they can't seem to arrest Ray Epps who incited people to enter the Capitol building? Did you ever wonder why they can't track down the pipe bomber on the video? He is seen using his cell phone, but the ping technology only works for tracking down Trump supporters!

ThomMayovsky April 04, 2023

Wake up! The FBI was behind the January 6th insurrection... Funny how all the so called conspiracy theories are now, one by one, becoming the truth.

Jim Rickards
September 21, 2021
Seven years ago, 2014, I followed Jim Rickards' advice and lost $50K. He and his theories are BS.

Huge Con Man
September 5, 2021

Jim Rickards is one of the biggest con artists in a long list of typical fear mongers which includes other contrarian indicators and con artists like Peter Schiff, Jim Rogers, Harry Dent, Porter Stansberry, Whitney Tilson, Doug Casey, David Stockman, and so many more.

Rickards has made so many false claims and has been 100% wrong just like the other con artists who peddle fear. These people should be in prison.

dean October 26, 2021

You are obviously misinformed and totally incorrect…Rickards is one of the most intelligent and knowledgable finance experts in his field…You really should stop with your baseless drivel.

RonGeorge July 25, 2022

Sorry Dean, Jim Rickards has been peddling stock market meltdowns since Dow was 10,000 along with a few others on the list that Gerard so accurately points out. The worst of whom are Rickards, Stockman, Dent, and Stansberry. But far and above, Rickards is the biggest fear mongering scam artist with a near zero percent accuracy regarding markets! Btw, he never once predicted the 2008 meltdown until years after it happened.

Jim Rickards as a Cassandra
July 19, 2021

I have never spent a dime on any material from Jim nor read any of his books. But I read and listen to him regularly. I see him as a Cassandra and believe that his long term views will prove to be more spot on than anyone else I have read or listened to. We are in the end game of the US dollar being a global currency.

But Cassandras frequently have poor short term vision. At least Jim Rogers admits it. Jim Rickards does not. I would never bet a dime on his short or medium term advice, much less pay him for it. And even long term I believe that Jim does make mistakes. Every investment advisor will.

If you follow them blindly you will lose when they make mistakes. But in the end it is YOU who are responsible for your investments. If you follow anyone blindly and things go South you only have yourself to blame.

Cliff July 09, 2022

Bob: So why did you mark five stars??? Just because you like to "read and listen to him "? Tell us the amount of dollars that you've made following his investment advice? Now this world-is-falling shtick under Biden's supposed Executive Order (the number for which does not exist!) from him. The rest of your comment is just your opinion. Where's the beef?

JenLewis July 25, 2022

Touché, Cliff. Where's the beef . . . exactly?

Stephanie November 28, 2022

If Jesus was alive today, do you think he'd be working more on his investment portfolio, or feeding the hungry?

Though I've heard you can buy your way into heaven as long as you enthusiastically judge and vehemently hate all the people Jesus wants you to hate, but I'm still looking for Bible verses to confirm this. I'm confident it is in the gospel, as the people loudest and proudest about their Christian faith and dedication to living a Christlike life live as if this is the case, and they couldn't ALL be wrong. Could they? Maybe Rickards will write a book on this, or how to get a camel through the eye of a needle next I have a title suggestion:

"Prosperity gospel investing: broad the way and wide the gate"

Subtitle: "how to achieve the most luxurious retirement possible through ethics-less investment, usury, and righteous selfishness"

Bonus content for the 2022 edition: How 700 children dying every single HOUR due to poverty worldwide will mean greater dividends for those who know this top secret stock tip!

Billy December 02, 2022

I just saw Jim Rickards on a YouTube at 3am. Should of told myself to just eat what I made and go back to bed. Make dumbass decisions in the middle of the night. I actually got my other cell phone out and videotaped his ad. As one who has a born again relationship with Jesus, I think Jim is not one. Jesus is all about saving our soul in Eternity.

People who refuse God will get exactly what they want, separation from God. And imagine being alone with an indestructible soul Forever continually having your thoughts pester you. If that doesn't turn into darkness and burning, this is how I try to understand it. The Red Flags Jim said to me were preoccupation with making money even encouraging us to piggyback on this evil government takeover and protecting you and your family as if you were Elite Military/Corporate Executive. His Fear is on Steroids.

Wish I read these reviews 1st. All these people wanting Gold. What if an asteroid made of Gold landed here. You can't take earthy wealth you when you die. I only paid $49 for what he offered, then yeah he continued in print media to go on and on about his special elite group. I'm already in a special group Jim's is another nonsense red flag, and I bet he is blind and deaf to people who probably tell him to tone it down.

Stephanie there are thousands of Churches filled with people who say they are Christian but (in name only, not in reality) never personally accepted Jesus to have paid in full for all there wrong doings. Jesus is God. The Jewish leaders of about 2022 years ago gave him to the Romans to kill him for claiming He is God. They blindfolded him punched and spat in his face, put a crown of thorns on his head, mocked him in a purple robe then whipped him until all his skin was removed.

The custom back then was to hang criminals completely naked to shame them in public. He said "It is Finished", meaning He Finished the Work required by God for us to have the relalationship with God. Our Rightness is but filthy rags. Christians do good things not to earn their way to heaven, that is impossible. True Christians do Good only out of the Love, unmerited favor, forgiveness and Forever relationship that is God's plan. They stabbed his heart, to prove He died.

He came back to life 3 days later because Is the Creator of Life. It's awesome that you are looking to know the Truth. He will help you but never forces anyone. We all have free will.

Billy December 02, 2022

Stephanie Billy here again, I was dealing with emotional wounds in my life and was doing things that some Christians strongly hate but the words of the Bible eventually healed me completely. I was a hard head. Accepted Jesus at 22. But fell away about 3-4 times. So yeah I couldn't tell the non Christian group I became a Christian and couldn't tell Christians I came from the Hated group. Now I'm free from that Fear.

Stephanie December 12, 2022

I'm glad you're in a better place. I tried very hard to be a believer, I honestly believe some people (like me) are incapable of blind faith. I'm a lot happier as an atheist, the belief that a loving God could make a world where most of humanity was tortured eternally really caused me pain and confusion, and gave me a messed up view on what love is. I don't believe in anything supernatural, but it is clear to me that the golden rule - a thread common through most philosophies and religions- is an important guide to life.

I worked in luxury hotels for 15 years, and the most lonely, pathetic, and miserable people I've ever known were people with more wealth than most of us can imagine. They like to think that throwing money at luxury items and flashy cars matters more to them than helping those dying in poverty and want, but deep down, I think they know that is not the case, and that is a source of their misery.

The only thing that has made me happy is helping other people, and not caring about status symbols or what others think. If faith can help others find a better life, I wish them the best of luck: it certainly hasn't been my experience, and I'd say that more evil comes from Christianity (though it is more akin to false Christianity) than good, but the problem isn't the religion: it is the people misusing it to make money, become more powerful, or spread hatred. You'd think 'love your neighbor as yourself' and 'that which you do unto the least of your brothers, so you do unto me' would have been clear enough, but not so.

Stephanie December 12, 2022

Not sure how to edit a comment here, the above message is for Billy.

Guy's a charlatan
December 24, 2020
Rickards got his mitts on my 91-year old father-in-law. After paying thousands of dollars for services, he has since lost $100K in 3 months investing with Rickards. Enough said.

JenLewis July 25, 2022


No one else is so full of himself
May 5, 2019

I followed the guy for several years, I bought two of his books and paid for two services: Strategic Intelligence and Intelligence Triggers. Terrible investment advice. I lost money with both. I stopped following him completely.

He is a smart man but he makes many mistakes, as many as everybody who is in the investing business. He likes to brag about his correct forecasts but never mentions his more numerous failures.

Unfortunately, people sign up for his newsletters, spend money for the subscription, lose money on his investment advice and finally realize that most of his predictions are wrong. By the time they come to this realization, a lot of money has been lost.

Don't waste your TIME and MONEY
January 18, 2019

I paid for his yearly subscription in March 2018. I went through it and was really disappointed. Emailed customer service for refund and they never got back to me. I honestly had forgot about the whole thing until I noticed another charge on my credit card yesterday.

This time I tried to find a number that I could call. 1-855-275-6335. Spoke to a lady who had zero customer service knowledge about my refund. She did not want to answer any of my questions so she hung up!! Stay away.

Total misrepresentation.
January 8, 2019

I have been a supporter of Jim Rickard for a while as he is undeniably smart. Although I am now questioning how successful and honest Bill Bonner and himself are. The trades on Strategic Intelligence since inception are overall loosing money or at best a wash.

Also recently I subscribed to Jim Rickard's Project Prophesy based on insider's suspicious trading which is a good idea. The sale pitch presents 15 to 20 option trades with high returns on a short number of days. Upon accessing the subscription you can realize that those trades were never placed and were probably only back tested and that in between the many open/closed trades there are mostly losing trades and a few winning trades for an overall huge loss.

Nobody can trade that and of course the customer service sticks to the non-refundable claim despite the flagrant misrepresentation.

Jim Rickards and Robert Kiosaky
November 28, 2018

These guys got together and they are presenting with Brian Rose a project weekly cash flow, has anybody tried it..it cost $3000 p/y to a member

Amre September 07, 2019

yes,Its a scam.They avoid even showing their year to date performance as its a loss.Completely misleading avoid them by all cost.

Jim Rickards
December 14, 2017

I agree that we need working farms, & the people that know how to run those farms (of all kinds). We would not de able to eat without them! But it's already almost 2018. Trump is doing a good job at destroying our way of life already. So why would anyone spend between 39.95 - 79.95, on something that they claim, "is free".

Common sense tells me IT'S A SCAM!! If you have the money to waste, try not to waste it, there are a lot of really great non-profit org. you could give that money to, or just hold on to your money, or help your family & friends.

But if you want those books & newsletters, that they say is 90 days free, just start trying to cancel your subscription quickly after starting it, or be ready to PAY $$$

W. PetePedersen October 26, 2019

Trump is the best thing that has happened to this country since Reagan!

Trump is unpopular as he is showing America what scam artists congress and the senate are, trying to impeach him without a vote first which has been done in ALL other impeachment's, they try to impeach him on every fake news rumour there is and it's only because he is exposing them for who they really are! Get the real FACTS before you start shooting your mouth off, you'll find that integrity is the best way. God Bless

CharlesC. Harris October 29, 2019

Amen! I can't see why any intelligent and discerning person could not see what the present day socialist are doing in effort to destroy our country.

May God save the USA.

marypaine August 07, 2021

Trump is a scam. Any real American that has had their family fight for the rights of this country should not worship this Putin-Hitler want to be. My ancestor arrived in America in early 1600's both in Ct for mother and Virginia for father. Fathers side fought on both sides in Civil war. Father was wound in WW2 and carried shrapnel in heart till the day he died. Mother was lieutenant WW2.

You need to read the Bible. If you worship and love the world more than the Lord is not in you. Read John 1. Trumps grandfather was a pimp, died AGE 49 from the 1918 Spanish flue that started in America. Trumps father was a KKK member .Trump is the devil that wants your worship. Start with Bible John 1 the truth is there.

DBNordwald April 25, 2022

Well, you are certainly wrong!

JenLewis July 25, 2022

. . . 2022 and not much has changed . . . except now it's a 'special deal' at $1995, CASH or credit card.

Debtin Hand October 23, 2022

@ JenLewis ... The tactic of fear-based selling with a deadline is horrible. The $1,995 for the newest I-3 one-year-subscription really comes to $2,178.54 with taxes. Then you have another option to spend it again, same day mind you, for a benevolent life-time-subscription. If you don't take it, it's gone.

I would LOVE to get in on insider trading and make my stock investment returns of 564% in less than 30 days, but I don't have another mortgage payment to sew. The vast majority of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. What good is all of his information if we cannot put it to good use?

February 15, 2016
Looks more and more like a big marketing HYPE at best. Most of his stoke types lost money!

Harold Rowden August 29, 2016

Go by the market.. dollar goes south, Gold and Silver goes up, you don't have to be a guru to figure that out..... and when the dollar is really about 20 cents in value as apposed to 1950.. buy gold and silver friends.....

DenverResident December 31, 2017

The USD lost 10% in 2017. The last month, the USD really dropped.

Yet, Gold and Silver DROPPED, just the opposite of what Harold predicted.

The JPM is taking historical physical deliver of silver (and gold) out of GLD and SLV. The paper traded price in the trust have broken the rules, but there is absolutely no enforcement. Either No Laws or Existing Laws Not Being Enforced results in Anarchy.

The rules of gold/silver anarchy have set the stage to the general Stock Market.

The Angora advertisement is a scam on the surface.

For the Angora advertisement for HARP, I paid the fee. There was absolutely nothing in that report that I didn't already know. Angora failed to let customers know that the HARP has huge conditions. Conditions not disclosed until Angora got their money.

All attempts to obtain a refund from Angora were ignored. They will not provide a refund.

While Jim Rickards has some fantastic books and observations, the Marketing group Angora is basically a scam.

For the subscriptions, they only send more "offers to buy" they do not provide any useful trading information as my dozen other financial newsletters provide.

This is no different than Jon Elway selling his name to a automobile sales or his famous MVP.Com - an dotcom flop of biblical proportions. We witness famous people selling their name for branding all kinds of silly sales..

hamid alami January 15, 2018

i agree.agora is a big scam they will describe an ant as an elephant to make you believe in what they are trying to sale you.i try all of them .so be careful guys.watch the news from Bloomberg. read some very good news from northernmining.com they are free and you can educate your self .learn about option as well they are very powerfull .you can make great money if you know what you doing.good luck to all of you.i been scamed before when i just started trading now i learned a lot .i just want to share with you and advise you to be very careful.this guys they are scam artist

November 7, 2015

farmers create the food we eat. we have to invest in farmers! no one seems to care that one independent farmer after another one is going down, weather, crops, cash flow. no one mentions them in their great plans for helping people out. when do these brilliant

people realize they need to eat. figure out ways to combat floods,

droughts and tornadoes, hurricanes damage? i don't see very much original thinking anywhere at the moment. blessings, norine

ken lehman February 04, 2016

Jim Rickards, I was enamored at first, even paid for your advice. But now I have concluded You are just another "Alarmist," Just another "closer" in the world of same as me in The Securities Industry since 1983. You were good, using the old tried and true "Tools" of our trade; i.e. FEAR Of Loss and Greed and added a lot of "I'm an Insider." to your arsenal. You lost that BIG Debate and after that you were all downhill. So bad so sad. I come from a family RICH in Government and Wealth. Jack and Jackie Kennedy to Donald Trump to Pentagon War On Terror Top Officials in my immediate Family. No lack of intelligence herewith. I am not enamored anymore, I think You need to "hang up your spurs" and call it a day. You are a true Patriot in my humble opinion, but a little misguided to the extreme in your proposed remedies to fix these albeit, "potential" financial and economic/political imminent global problems./ catastrophes?

JenLewis July 25, 2022

Alarmist? Yeah, the exact word I was looking for while listening to his 'spiel'.

PaulStee July 28, 2022

Rickards is just another lying scammer. STAY AWAY!

Here is the wealth play
September 7, 2015

Buy bear funds. Leveraged bear funds,like 2x,3x ect. Bear funds go opposite the market.When do you buy? Buy Now.

The same advice he is selling for free. This is what he said already,That he recommends funds the go opposite 2x to 3x the markets. Some good funds for this strategy, , TZA and TVIX, many others.


farhad December 13, 2015

Find that go 2x or 3 times opposite ( or even in favor ) have been ( mathematically ) shown to generally go down with a high probability. These funds are also referred to as "leveraged funds". Basically every time the original fund returns ( after a few months ) to where it started ( original value) the leveraged fund ends up below where its original value. Examples are Jdust, and Jnug that are leveraged funds following a mining index. Leveraged funds hide this fact from ( new bees ) by reverse splitting the fund every year or to hide the fact that the fund has gone down.

wsguy June 06, 2016

Generally the leveraged funds gain about 2% less per X if market moves in your favor, but loose 100% when market moves against and this is on a daily basis. You can't hold one of these beasts long - they are designed for the day and swing trader and of course to make money for the market maker. If you have confidence the market will drop hard within 30 days you could make a lot. But if your that confident buy out of the money Puts on the index ETFs (at least 60 days out) you will get more leverage and your loss is limited to the cost of the puts purchased.

JenLewis July 25, 2022

Good advice. . . .