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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: How Living In This Permanent Distortion Will Affect Your Portfolio

Big banks released earnings this past week and blew away expectations as JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs posted record trading earnings. This disconnect between Wall Street and the real economy is massive and the permanent distortion between the two will affect markets and your money for years to come. Watch Nomi’s video for more insight on this phenomenon.

Dark Money Millionaires Portfolio Update for July 16

This week kicked off the beginning of earnings season for many companies, starting off with bank earnings. We expect market volatility to continue during these earnings weeks and Wall Street will struggle for direction with a lack of clarity as to how the virus will impact the economy from the standpoint of renewed closures. For now, read on as Dan gives guidance on our open positions in the latest portfolio review.

Video Alert: This Latest Pandemic Trend Could Boost Your Portfolio

The pandemic and resulting economic crisis has changed the psyche of many consumers and have brought about many trends that we are watching closely. One trend involves a flight to the suburbs that are appealing to millions as their health and economic welfare are threatened. Watch this week’s video to see how this affects not only consumer behavior but your investments as well.

Dark Money Buy: A 110% Upside Trade as the Suburbs Boom

One of the results of the extensive quarantining and stay-at-home orders put in place by state officials is a shift in consumer behavior on where they want to live their lives. There has been an urban flight from many big cities as many want the comfort of more space in the suburbs. Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan turn to the largest U.S. homebuilder that is poised to profit from a tight housing supply and the emerging trend of young families moving from cities to the suburbs.

Dark Money Millionaires Portfolio Update For July 2

For markets, the second quarter was much better than the first. This rally was fueled by an epic amount of central bank dark money, global QE programs led by the Fed, and certain optimism about a post-pandemic economic recovery. Dark money remains present, but so does the coronavirus. Along these two boundaries, the economic and market battle lines will be drawn. For now, Dan gives guidance on our open positions in the portfolio review.