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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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This Is What A Paper Gold Short Squeeze Looks Like
Huge imbalances in the gold futures market led many to predict that speculators (usually wrong at big turning points) would be forced to close out their historically extreme short bets. Last week this prediction started to come true.
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Gold Is Becoming Cool Again
The sentiment shift is still subtle, but it’s both real and widespread.
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Last Week Was Just A Taste Of The Coming Gold Short Squeeze
The gold and silver futures markets got even more unbalanced last week, with speculators (who are usually wrong at the extremes) going as short as they’ve ever been and commercials going even more long.
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Rising Interest Rates Start Popping Bubbles — The End Of This Expansion Is Now In Sight
Towards the end of economic expansions, interest rates usually start to rise as strong loan demand bumps up against central bank tightening.
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Notice How Quickly Market Psychology Changed?
On the surface, nothing much changed last week. Yet for some reason financial market psychology suddenly shifted from euphoria to terror. Long-term interest rates spiked…
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US Interest Rates Are Spiking Again: Why This Is A Huge Deal
This morning’s jobs report was stronger than expected, which – combined with Amazon’s dramatic increase in its minimum wage to $15/hr — implies rising wages going forward.
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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
OILB 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 (15 years)
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 (19 years 1 month)
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.