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John Rubino

John Rubino

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


John Rubino edits DollarCollapse.com and has authored or co-authored five books, including The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops, Clean Money: Picking Winners in the Green Tech Boom, The Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit From It, and How to Profit from the Coming Real Estate Bust. After earning a Finance MBA from New York University, he spent the 1980s on Wall Street, as a currency trader, equity analyst and junk bond analyst. During the 1990s he was a featured columnist with TheStreet.com and a frequent contributor to Individual Investor, Online Investor, and Consumers Digest, among many other publications. He now writes for CFA Magazine.

  • Best Quotes of January 2009

    Published 03 February 2009 | viewed 4,111 times

    Paco Alhgrin, Seeking Alpha Here, I'll simplify it: your government, through Legal Tender laws, is forcing you to use dollars to navigate the economy in…

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    Published 09 January 2009 | viewed 4,708 times

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  • Best Quotes of December 2008

    Published 01 January 2009 | viewed 4,835 times

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  • Gold and Clean Tech: Two Sides, Same Coin

    Published 03 December 2008 | viewed 4,664 times

    Henry Kissinger used to say that the tricky thing about foreign policy is that information and options are inversely related. That is, when you have…

  • Best Quotes of November 2008

    Published 01 December 2008 | viewed 4,412 times

    Jeffrey Christian, CPM Group At the end of the de-leveraging, you will see a divergence between gold and silver on the one hand and industrial…

  • The Next Bull Market

    Published 14 November 2008 | viewed 7,736 times

    It took a few decades longer than it should have, but the world has finally figured out that leveraged speculation is not the path to…

  • Best Quotes of October 2008

    Published 03 November 2008 | viewed 4,611 times

    Ted Butler, Investment Rarities Maybe one in a million of the world's citizens realizes that there is much more gold in existence than there is…

  • More Good Timing For Peter Schiff

    Published 26 October 2008 | viewed 5,124 times

    It's been fun over the past few years watching EuroPacfic Capital's Peter Schiff educate mainstream (i.e. clueless) economists and money managers on CNBC and elsewhere.…

  • Death Spiral Revisited

    Published 09 October 2008 | viewed 5,179 times

    Back in mid-2007 I posted a column titled "Death Spiral" that made some (for that time) extreme predictions. Here are the last few paragraphs: Anyone…

  • Best Quotes of September 2008

    Published 01 October 2008 | viewed 4,558 times

    Ty Andros, Tedbits The greatest transfer of wealth from those that store their wealth in paper to those that don't is unfolding. ALL markets will…

  • A Gift From the World's Central Banks

    Published 22 September 2008 | viewed 6,249 times

    Here we go. America's options have finally dwindled to just two: Accept a 1930s-style deflationary crash or embark on a Weimar Republic-style hyperinflation. There was…

  • Best Quotes of August 2008

    Published 04 September 2008 | viewed 3,409 times

    Gene Arensberg, Resource Investor Everyone can look at the data and form their own conclusions. But when silver is in short physical supply, commanding injuriously…

  • Best Quotes of July 2008

    Published 04 August 2008 | viewed 3,091 times

    Frank Barbera, Financial Sense The phrase 'systemic collapse' is rarely used in financial circles, but with housing collateral values in continued decline, there is an…

  • McMansion Ghost Towns

    Published 03 August 2008 | viewed 5,034 times

    I just handed in a manuscript for a new book which contains the following sentence: "The image of McMansion ghost towns, once the wishful thinking…

  • Time to Start Honing the Message

    Published 21 July 2008 | viewed 3,338 times

    For gold bugs, the past few years have been kind of peaceful, intellectually speaking. Because they understood the dynamic of fiat currency leading to excessive…

  • The Juniors, Part One

    Published 18 July 2008 | viewed 2,902 times

    There are three kinds of precious metals investors, and only two of them are happy. Those who own mostly bullion (or its ETF or digital…

  • The Wall Street Journal Senses That Something is Wrong

    Published 16 July 2008 | viewed 6,223 times

    A subscription to the Wall Street Journal costs several hundred dollars a year, so most people out there don't get it and DollarCollapse.com rarely posts…

  • America, Ex-Distortion

    Published 13 April 2008 | viewed 2,972 times

    In yet another sign that the end is near, Harper's Magazine, that venerable fount of left wing culture, has become a source of clear-eyed financial…

  • Shayne McGuire: The Early Innings of a Gold Boom

    Published 27 February 2008 | viewed 6,521 times

    My new friend Shayne McGuire is director of global research at Texas' $115 billion Teacher Retirement System, which means he oversees a vast portfolio of…

  • After Denial Comes Accommodation

    Published 24 February 2008 | viewed 5,290 times

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