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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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Marin Katusa: Tax Loss Selling Season Will Produce Some “Particularly Juicy Gold Stock Opportunities”
Investors with beaten-down gold/silver mining shares in their portfolio have three choices: Dump those losers for the tax loss before year-end; hold on in the hope that they’ve bottomed; or take advantage of others’ tax loss selling for bargains.
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GE, Nvidia, Nordstrom, Bitcoin All Tank, And The Fed Notices
The sense that something isn’t right out there just got a lot stronger. And the Fed, in response, is now tiptoeing back towards QE.
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As Oil Plunges, Energy Junk Bonds Turn Dangerous — Again
Back in 2104 oil was falling and hundreds of billions of dollars of energy junk bonds and leveraged loans looked to be at risk.
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A Palpable Sense Of Panic
Based the last few days’ headlines you’d never know the world is in year 10 of a pretty good expansion.
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Yet Another Trillion-Dollar Unfunded Liability, California Wildfires Edition
What does it cost to rebuild from scratch? Are the insurance companies budgeting for this? Is Washington? This failure will increase our costs in the form of more government debt and increased insurance premiums. A currency reset may be the answer.
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Oil And General Electric Join The Roll-Over Parade
With interest rates rising on that old debt, the cost of past mistakes may at last be exceeding the gains from new investment, pushing the marginal utility of debt to zero or below.
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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 1 month)
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 2 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.