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Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, author and speaker. Her latest book, Collusion: How Central Banks Rigged the World is an expose into the 2007-2008 financial crisis and how the influence of central bankers triggered a massive shift in the world order. Her last book, All the Presidents' Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted domestic and foreign policy. Her other books include a historical novel about the 1929 crash, Black Tuesday, and the hard-hitting expose It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street (Wiley,2009/2010). She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America (The New Press, 2004) which was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron's and The Library Journal, and Jacked (Polipoint Press, 2006).

She has appeared on numerous TV programs: internationally for BBC, RtTV, and nationally for CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, CSPAN, Democracy Now, Fox and PBS. She has been featured on hundreds of radio shows globally including for CNNRadio, Marketplace, NPR, BBC, and Canadian Programming. She has featured in numerous documentaries shot by international production companies, alongside prominent thought-leaders, and Nobel Prize winners.

She is a Forbes contributor. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Newsday, Mother Jones, Truthdig, The Guardian, The Nation, Alternet, NY Daily News, LaVanguardia, and other publications.

Her engaging key-note speeches are thoughtfully tailored, and she has spoken at numerous venues including at the Federal Reserve / IMF / World Bank Annual global central bank conference, the Purdue University/Sinai Forum, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Forum, Ohio State University Law School, Columbia University, Pepperdine Graduate School of Business, Manhattan College, National Consumer Law Center, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Sprott’s Gold Symposium, NASS Spinal Surgeons Conference, and the Mexican Senate.

She was a member of Senator (and presidential contender) Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Federal Reserve Reform Advisory Council, and is listed as one of America's TopWonks. She is on the advisory board of the whistle-blowing organization ExposeFacts, and a board member of animal welfare and wildlife conservation group, Born Free USA.

Nomi received her BS in Math from SUNY Purchase, and MS in Statistics from New York University, where she completed all required coursework for a PhD in Statistics. Before becoming a journalist, Nomi worked on Wall Street as a managing director at Goldman Sachs, ran the international analytics group as a senior managing director at Bear Stearns in London, and worked as a strategist at Lehman Brothers and an analyst at the Chase Manhattan Bank.

She is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the non-partisan public policy think-tank, Demos.


Video Alert: The Fed Keeps Stretching Its Dark Money Boundaries

The Federal Reserve has been using all its ammunition available to help fight off a recession and has added another tool to do that this week. Buying individual corporate bonds is a signal from the Fed that the U.S. economy is in for a long road back to growth and prosperity. Nomi explains all the details of how this action affects taxpayer money, corporations and the markets going forward. Watch the video here.

Dark Money Millionaires Portfolio Update for June 18

In his testimony before Congress, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell vowed that the Fed will use every tool at its disposal for as long as it deems necessary. But with suggesting that Congress should do more to bolster the economy, it signals the Fed fears a long slog for the economy in the coming months and years. For now, Dan updates our open positions in the portfolio and reviews how recent events have affected their performance.

Having Discipline When Markets Turn On A Dime

Dear 25 Cent Trader, As you noticed earlier this morning, our momentum model did not signal a trade for today. Staying disciplined is a key to being a successful trader in the long run because preserving your wealth is as important as growing it. For example, the potential put trade our model was focusing on...

Video Alert: Here’s What The Markets Are Betting On… Live from Vegas!

Nomi is on the ground in Las Vegas as she collects intel on one of our positions in the portfolio. She’ll discuss what she discovered that could affect our put position in WYNN. Also, she briefs you on the FOMC meeting this week as the Fed revealed their strategy to fight the economic crisis and how it affects markets and your money. Watch the video here.

Dark Money Buy: A 200% Upside Trade as Twitter’s Value Gets Unlocked

As the economy gradually reopens, the Fed continues to be committed to using its arsenal of monetary policy tools to keep the financial system liquid. This perception for Wall Street continues to keep stock valuations high. But what sectors will benefit greatly from both the reopening and the crisis we continue to find ourselves in? Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan revisit one social media platform that is positioned for big gains as the need for communication and information is greater than ever, both during the current pandemic and civil unrest as well as during the ramp up of the political season.