Sinclair is primarily a precious metals specialist
and a commodities and foreign currency trader. He
founded the Sinclair Group of Companies (1977),
which offered full brokerage services in stocks,
bonds, and other investment vehicles. The companies,
which operated branches in New York, Kansas City,
Toronto, Chicago, London and Geneva, were sold in
1981 to 1984, Mr. Sinclair served as a Precious
Metals Advisor to Hunt Oil and the Hunt family for
the liquidation of their silver position as a prerequisite
for the $1 billion loan arranged by the Chairman
of the Federal Reserve, Paul Volker.
was also a General Partner and Member of the Executive
Committee of two New York Stock Exchange firms and
President of Sinclair Global Clearing Corporation
(commodity clearing firm) and Global Arbitrage (derivative
dealer in metals and currencies).
April 2002, shareholders of Tan Range Exploration
approved the acquisition of Tanzania American International,
a company controlled by the Sinclair family, for
shares in Tan Range. Following this transaction,
Mr. Sinclair became Chairman of Tan Range and now
leads its efforts to become a gold royalty company.
has authored numerous magazine articles and three
books dealing with a variety of investment subjects,
including precious metals, trading strategies and
geopolitical events, and their relationship to world
economics and the markets. He is a frequent and
enormously popular speaker at gold investment conferences
and his commentary on gold and other financial issues
garners extensive media coverage at home and abroad.
January 2003, Mr. Sinclair launched, "Jim
Sinclairs MineSet," which now hosts his
gold commentary and is intended as a free service
to the gold community.