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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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Plenty Of New Jobs — And Workers Are Still Falling Behind
Friday’s jobs report was about as good as it gets, in terms of the number of people finding work. February jobs rose a surprisingly strong 678,000, unemployment down.
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Soaring Rents Eat Americans’ Wage Increases – And Then Some
Rent increases put the Consumer Price Index to shame, soaring an average of 13.5%. And within that already-brutally-high average, there were some absolutely astounding outliers.
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Have Used Car Prices Peaked? Not Quite Yet
Since 2020, the price of a typical 2-year-old vehicle has soared by 50%, to nearly as much as a comparable new model.
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What Happens When Soaring Prices Collide With Tapped-Out Consumers?
It’s entirely possible that by mid-year the big story will be not soaring inflation, but crashing consumer spending.
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Buy The Dip Versus Sell The Rally
Stock market volatility has become ridiculous which is exactly what we should expect at this point in the cycle. ​
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Bruce C: The Fed Is Getting Just What It Wants
Sometimes the best thing about a blog post is the comments it generates. That’s frequently true on DollarCollapse, especially when friend-of-the-site Bruce C is doing the commenting.
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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 Information Technology Index Fund ETF Shares
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
YINN Direxion Daily China 3x Bear
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Latest Posts
Mark Nestmann: Canada Reveals The “End Game” For Money
Trudeau’s actions were possible only because your money no longer exists in a physical form that you can control and exchange for merchandise and services.
Charts For A Crazy World: Stats That Contradict The Official Line
With messed up supply chains producing a shortage of new cars, used car prices are soaring, which forces buyers to finance amounts that can’t help but strain family budgets.
Well Played, Mr. President. Sorry To Have Doubted You
The political and financial worlds were baffled by President Trump’s decision, just hours after being released from the hospital, to suspend coronavirus stimulus bill negotiations “until after the election”.
Fine Art Is Outperforming Gold. Now It’s Available To Everyone
an Goghs and Warhols outperformed gold in 2018 and might do even better in the coming monetary reset.

Work Experience

Website Editor
DollarCollapse.com
2004 - Present (18 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 (22 years 10 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.