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How the central bankers rigged the world

In this searing exposé, former Wall Street insider Nomi Prins shows how the 2007-2008 financial crisis turbo-boosted the influence of central bankers and triggered a massive shift in the world order. Central banks and international institutions like the IMF have overstepped their traditional mandates by directing the flow of epic sums of fabricated money without any checks or balances.

About Nomi

Nomi Prins is a geopolitical financial expert and investigative journalist who sheds light on the dark corners of the global economy, while empowering people with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions.

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Squawk Box Europe: Markets have been inflated by central bank policy. Check out Nomi on CNBC Europe.

"Billionaires have had a terrific pandemic. Central banks pumped trillions of dollars into financial markets to save the economy, yet much of that has ended up lining the pockets of billionaires riding a stock market boom," Oxfam's Gabriela Bucher said.

"And in the case of New York, NIMBYism is ultimately the reason a great global city has become a one-industry town"
NIMBYism is undoubtedly a problem, but this is a glib kicker to a col that otherwise examines lots of complex factors.

My book, DAVOS MAN: How the Billionaires Devoured the World, is out today. It unspools story of a cosmic heist — the bottom up transfer of wealth engineered by the billionaire class, stripping governments of capacity to respond to crises like the pandemic, undermining democracy.

“The I.M.F. should not be in the business of making a profit off of countries in dire straits.”

"It seems to me that a lesson of the recent electoral cycle... is the public's differential experiencing of the economy across geography, the urban–rural spectrum, and cohorts defined by educational attainment," said former president of the Atlanta Fed.

“It is wild that members of Congress have appeared to use their inside knowledge for financial gains while we are in the middle of a pandemic where working class people are just struggling to get by.”

"Emerging economies face a paradox. Their citizens suffer from high inflation but they also stand to suffer from efforts by central banks to contain inflation by raising interest rates, which constrains credit worldwide."

“Navient repeatedly and deliberately put profits ahead of its borrowers"



“[An] unflinching, troubling exposé … well worth a close read by anyone looking to understand the roots of the last crash and prepare for the next.”
Publishers Weekly

“A somber, important warning that’s likely to cause readers to wonder about the safety of their assets, if not fear for the near-term future.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Prins offers practical and tactical solutions for preventing the downfall of the current over-inflated economy. This thoroughly researched, high-level view of central-bank operations would be interesting to those in the finance, banking, and economic fields.”