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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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How Many Euro Crises Will This Make? It’s Getting Hard To Keep Track
Every few years, it seems, one or another mismanaged eurozone country falls into one or another kind of crisis. This leads to speculation about the end of the common currency, which in turn spooks the global financial markets.
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Is This What They Mean By "Crack-Up Boom"?
Stock prices have risen from “near-record, overvalued-by-every-historical-measure” levels, to “new-record, grossly-overvalued” levels – and show no signs of slowing down.
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This Is Why You Don’t Own A Lot Of Stocks
Every relevant measure of stock market overvaluation would have been converted into a chart and circulated throughout the blogosphere.
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Things That Won’t Change
A new president means that some things are about to change. But the things that won’t change are vastly more important. Debt, for instance, will continue to soar, which means financial instability will only intensify.
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Major Inflection Point Coming
For stock market investors, the scary thing about this imbalance between capital and labor is that it’s only temporary. As the details and magnitude of the scam have been exposed, the political tide has shifted.
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Modern Delusions, Part 1: Japan Thinks It Can Balance Its Budget
A recurring problem for most developed-world governments is explaining why last year’s plan didn’t work while convincing voters that this year’s new and improved plan will do the trick.
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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 S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index 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 (13 years 4 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 (17 years 5 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.