Our Authors

James G Rickards, Founder

An American lawyer, economist, and investment banker with 35 years of experience working in capital markets on Wall Street, Jim Rickards is a highly respected and well-informed commentator.

He is the author of The New York Times bestsellers Currency Wars and The Death of Money. Jim also serves as Chief Economist for West Shore Group.


David Stevenson, Investment Director

A leading investment expert with 32 years’ experience of the financial markets, David Stevenson will be working directly with Jim to identify specific UK stocks that you can invest in based on the intelligence Jim will be sharing with you.

Having started a career in the City with Morgan Grenfell Investment Management, David joined Oppenheimer in 1983, starting as a UK fund manager before working for Hill Samuel, Cigna and IAI International and BNP Securities.


Ben Traynor, Managing Editor

An economist by training, Ben takes an analytical, evidence-based approach to the markets. His views have been published by respected national and international publications, including Bloomberg, The Telegraph, MarketWatch, Business Insider and International Business Times. Ben previously edited investment newsletter the Fleet Street Letter, and has also worked at online gold and silver exchange BullionVault, where he created their Gold Investor Index, a gauge of private investor sentiment that has been cited by Reuters, Bloomberg, the Economist and CNBC among others. Ben read economics at the University of Cambridge and also holds a master’s degree in financial economics from the University of London.