Nomi PrinsNomi Prins

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.


Portfolio Update For June 2

As summer approaches, there remains lingering concerns about inflation during this reopening period, but they appear more muted to start off the month. Whereas we think prices for gasoline and other types of fuel will rise during the summer (as will precious metals and building and construction materials), we also think near-term price inflation offers opportunities. This bodes well for many of our current positions. For now, Dan gives guidance on all the open positions in the portfolio.

Dark Money Buy: The Best Story In Apparel Retailing Has 100% Profit Potential

Invigorated consumer optimism and pent-up demand to get out and wear something new in the process will be drivers of the retail apparel business as we head into the summer months and beyond. Using our Dark Money Monitor, Nomi and Dan have targeted this leading apparel retailer as the best way to profit from the coming economic resurgence.

Portfolio Update For May 20

There’s no doubt that we are in a volatile period for the very near term. However, we remain focused on firms that have strong cash flow, strategic leadership, and are part of the reopening economy trend in their own right. As Congress gets closer to agreement on an infrastructure package, we will be evaluating related sectors for new opportunities. For now, Dan gives guidance on the open positions in your portfolio, including two positions moved from buy status to a hold.