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John manages the popular financial website DollarCollapse.com. His books include The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops (2014), The Collapse Of The Dollar And How to ... more

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As Gold Soars, Miners Become Hot Growth Stocks
The idea that a rising gold price is good for gold miners is intuitively easy to grasp. But to understand just how good, you have to see the numbers.
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Why So Many Cities Are Paralyzed
Today’s big-city mayors are just the latest in a long line of leaders who bought labor peace and public sector votes by paying teachers, police, and firefighters way more than was mathematically possible in the long run.
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Gold Goes Mainstream, New York Times Edition
There’s a stage in precious metals bull markets where even the least-interested mainstream media outlets feel compelled to acknowledge that something big is happening.
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Europe Bails Out Its Failed States With Common (i.e., German) Bonds
This week’s EU announcement of a massive coronavirus bailout – featuring the first-ever “common” bond issuance – marks the birth of this new integrated Europe, in which all future debt is defacto German rather than French, Greek, etc.
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When It Rains It Pours, China Edition
The US has its share of problems right now. But China is right up there in the “when it rains it pours” sweepstakes.
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Look Where Gold Is Trading The Day After The 4th Of July
What are the odds of gold trading at 1776 on Independence Day weekend?
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
BWX SPDR Barclays Capital International Treasury Bond ETF
C Citigroup Inc.
DBJP DBX ETF Trust
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund
EU WisdomTree Dreyfus Euro Fund
EWG iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund
FEZ SPDR DJ Euro Stoxx 50
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GE General Electric Company
GIM Templeton Global Income Fund Inc.
GREK Global X MSCI Greece
IAU iShares COMEX Gold Trust
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PGJ PowerShares Gldn Dragon Halter USX China
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold
SPY SPDR S&P 500
UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
UUPT PowerShares DB 3x Long U.S. Dollar Index Futures ETN
VGK VANGUARD EUROPEAN ETF
VGT VANGUARD INFO TECH ETF
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
YINN Direxion Daily China 3x Bear
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Work Experience

Website Editor
DollarCollapse.com
2004 - Present (16 years 10 months)
I manage DollarCollapse.com, a "gloom and doom" website that chronicles our ongoing descent into financial crisis, while offering investment advice designed to make the descent profitable if not fun.
Writer
CFA Magazine
January 2000 - Present (20 years 11 months)
I also contribute regularly to CFA Magazine, which goes out primarily to money managers and financial analysts.

Education

New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
MBA
1980 / 1983
Finance
Kent State University
BS
1974 / 1978
Economics

Publications

The Money Bubble
John Rubino, James Turk
DollarCollapse Press
01/02/2014
Chronicle of the financial mistakes made by the US, Europe, and Japan since the crisis of 2008, and strategies for investing for the inevitable next crisis.
The Collapse of the Dollar and How To Profit From It
John Rubino, James Turk
Crown Business
09/01/2008
Co-authored with GoldMoney's James Turk, a brief history of the policy mistakes that led to the ongoing financial crisis, and strategies for investing in precious metals and other hard assets to profit from what's coming.
Clean Money: Picking Winners in the Green Tech Boom
John Rubino
Wiley
07/01/2008
A (a bit premature as it turns out) look at alternative energy and other clean technologies, with advice for investors on choosing among them.