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Rick Ackerman’s daily forecasts are superior to that of any other technical data I have seen. In particular, I have found the bond and S&P analysis to be extremely reliable, in addition to the individual securities.

John P. Morgan
Professional trader

Rick, you are a genius. Gold had one of its biggest swings today in 20 years, and you nailed both the exact high and low by within a total of less than one point.

Stan R.
At-home trader

“Over One Thousand Paid Subscribers
Won’t Make A Trade Without Looking
At Rick’s Picks First…”

Now You Can Find Out Why

With a Rick's Picks Subscription

Looking for a Financial Forecast Newsletter worthy of its name? Then go no further, because you’ve found it: Rick’s Picks.

Rick Ackerman, the outspoken market maverick once banned by CNBC for being too blunt and straightforward, is offering you this invitation to try his consistently accurate trading forecasts – at absolutely no cost.

You’ll have access to the exact same newsletter over 1000 savvy investors gladly pay up to $600 a year to receive.

There’s a crucial reason why these pros continue with Rick’s Picks year after year…

That reason is Accurate Forecasts.

Using his unique and proprietary Hidden Pivot Method, Rick has developed a reputation for what one subscriber called ”uncannily accurate” forecasts for stocks, options, mini-indexes, as well as gold and silver futures.

“FYI, I'm one of your early subscribers. While I let my subscription lapse for a while, I'm back. And - crucially - while perusing some of your posts chronologically from months back, I'm truly struck by the remarkable prescience of many of your fearless calls. The results are uncannily accurate. “Thanks again for this opportunity to profit from your usually directionally correct analyses. The subscription is worth every penny - and then some.”

Colin L. MacVeagh

Forecasts Delivered Before The
Morning Trading Bell Rings

As a Rick’s Picks subscriber, you will be getting this information the moment it’s posted on the membership site, usually shortly after midnight Eastern Standard Time… more than enough time to capitalize on Rick’s suggestions.

Then, throughout the day as Rick updates his forecasts with additional guidance based on market conditions, you’ll be instantly informed via email alerts… allowing you to take full advantage of breaking trends and market fluctuations.

These picks include a rotating basket of stocks, futures, indexes, and other hot issues, with a daily focus on precious metals. Rick’s Picks subscribers have their favorites, so Rick regularly covers Comex Gold & Silver, the NASDAQ, the Euro, and the E-Mini S&P in addition to the hot issues he believes will offer significant profit-taking opportunities for his subscribers.

Each specific pick is hand-selected by Rick, and includes actionable trading advice, specific price targets, and annotated Hidden Pivot charts with supporting data.

“New traders, Rick is deadly on gold, pay attention to his notes…”

Rick’s Picks Member [Name withheld on request.]

“Rick, you are a genius. Gold had one of its biggest swings today in 20 years, and you nailed both the exact high and low by within a total of less than one point.”

Stan R.

Your Free Subscription Includes:

  • All of Rick’s ‘uncannily accurate’ daily trading recommendations…
  • Real-time email notifications whenever Rick publishes or updates a forecasts…
  • Invitations to impromptu live events, where Rick conducts live Hidden Pivot analysis…
  • Timely links to the world’s top financial analysts and advisors - plus this exceedingly valuable addition…
  • Member’s Only Chat Room Admission – Next to Rick’s laser focused trading forecasts, this is the other most important benefit of membership. A private club where top traders gather 24×7, sharing their insights and specialized knowledge on what’s really happening in the world’s financial markets.
  • Specific coverage of stocks, options, mini-indexes, gold, and silver…

“I also wanted to say thanks Rick for this forum. Over the last two days I have made the money I owed for taxes that I had to put off paying because of a terrible 1st quarter. Having this chat site has immeasurably improved my trading -- from huge losses to big gains (at least so far, touch wood.”


Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed

Once you see how powerfully accurate Rick’s forecasts truly are, we’re sure you’ll stay on as a full member. But if for any reason you’re not convinced, simply cancel before the two week’s end - your credit card won’t be charged and you won’t owe us a single dime.

Fair enough?

“I am a relatively new and already very satisfied subscriber. Your last recommendation netted me a $4,200 profit on an initial investment of about $1,400, and although I could have made an additional $2,400 if I had held to your target, the results were certainly no disappointment. I thank you for this trade, and the ones that I’m sure will come in the future. You have a subscriber for life.”

Benedict Woo

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Rick Ackerman – Outspoken but Never Outmatched

So, who exactly is Rick Ackerman, and why should you trust his judgment?

Barron’s once labeled him an “intrepid trader” in a headline heralding his key role in solving a notorious pill-tampering & options trading case. The subsequent conviction netted him a $200,000 reward, and the story was retold on TV’s “FBI: The Untold Story.”

His professional background includes:

  • Twelve years as a market maker on the floor of the Pacific Coast Exchange,
  • Three years as an financial investigator with renowned San Francisco private eye Hal Lipset,
  • Seven years as a market options reporter and newspaper editor,
  • Three years as a financial columnist for the Sunday San Francisco Examiner
  • Over two decades as a contributor to publications ranging from Barron’s to The Antiquarian Bookman to Fleet Street Letter and Utne Reader.

His detailed strategies for stocks, options, and indexes have appeared since the early 1990s in Black Box Forecasts, a newsletter geared specifically to professional option traders.

Rick Ackerman is the editor of Rick’s Picks and a partner in Blue Fin Financial LLC, a commodity trading advisor.

What Our Subscribers Are Saying…

“I have made over $5,000 on the yen based on your advice.”

“I hope you keep yen futures on your list. Year-to-date, I have made over $5,000 on the yen based on your advice. While I have improvised and stayed with some positions longer than you have recommended, your coverage has been quite accurate.”

Bill Dabbs

“The four calls that I recently bought on your say-so for $200 produced an $1,825 profit in just a couple of weeks.”

“I’ve been trading very sporadically off and on since around 1990 but never made any money until I started using your recommendations. The four calls that I recently bought on your say-so for $200 produced an $1,825 profit in just a couple of weeks. Thanks for helping me do it without losing any sleep!”

Sam Cabahug

“Rick’s hit more bulls eyes than any other forecasting service that I’ve ever seen.

“I used the newsletter to get an edge as an options market maker. I wish I had been trading his futures recommendations at the same time, because their accuracy in bonds, the S&Ps and the yen was even more amazing than the stock forecasts.

“He almost never missed a call, and very often predicted intraday tops and bottoms on the S&Ps correctly to within a tick or two. Even major turning points have been called to within just a few ticks of where they actually occurred.”

Steve Murr

“Just closed a gold trade for a $50,000 profit!

“That is huge for me -- I made half my annual salary in six weeks.”

Tanner Odom

I had $24,500.00 in my IRA and I now have about $34,500.00 ! What can I say? I’m amazed by your uncanny ability to see stock moves. To put it simply, ‘Boy, I’m glad you’re on my side’!

Mike Boschma
At-home trader

I have found Rick’s technical analysis to be extremely reliable. His dedication to subscribers is unsurpassed by any other charting service. Furthermore, he writers in a concise, unwavering manner that cannot be misconstrued. His commentary is a must for any macro investor.

Al Grigoletto
Professional trader

Your accuracy is unspeakable.

Ken T.
At-home trader

I am finally having fun with options and sleeping at night! Thanks for your help.

John Pollock
At-home trader

I enjoy your colorful commentary and disciplined trading approach very much. Thanks again!

At-home trader