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John Rubino

John Rubino

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

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.

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  • Best Quotes of April 2007

    Published 03 May 2007 | viewed 3,420 times

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  • Can We Trust the Silver ETF?

    Published 09 April 2007 | viewed 5,083 times

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  • Best Quotes of March 2007

    Published 03 April 2007 | viewed 4,340 times

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  • James Turk: $720 Gold in Two Months

    Published 06 March 2007 | viewed 5,106 times

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    Published 03 March 2007 | viewed 4,843 times

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  • Best Quotes of January 2007

    Published 07 February 2007 | viewed 4,576 times

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  • Enormous Pressure on the U.S. Dollar

    Published 05 February 2007 | viewed 4,401 times

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  • Best Quotes of November 2006

    Published 06 December 2006 | viewed 3,434 times

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  • The Whole World is Watching

    Published 26 November 2006 | viewed 5,288 times

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  • Best Quotes of October 2006

    Published 03 November 2006 | viewed 3,056 times

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  • Best Quotes of June 2006

    Published 10 July 2006 | viewed 4,166 times

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