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.

Speaking Engagements


How Big Banks Work | FAN-tastic Friday: Nomi Prins leads a panel discussion on big banking featuring Sean Stone, Trinity Tran, and David Dayen in a clip from FAN-tastic Friday. Source: The Young Turks

“Powell is essentially saying that they need to run the economy hot so these lower-income households can get jobs. The question is whether that trade-off is worth leaving middle-income households behind... while top earners become even wealthier.”

"It is possible we are on the cusp of another downshift in employment. If so, monetary policy will remain more accommodative than some market participants predict." - @Lavorgnanomics

“But QE was necessary a while ago, like a year ago, and nobody ever thought that QE was going to end after a month or two months or six months, so the market built expectations of how much QE there would be.” via @politico

Initial jobless claims remain stubbornly high relative to pre-pandemic levels. In any other situation it would be a disaster. @OxfordEconomics via @SoberLook

“The Fed can err on the side of corporate interests and keeping wages lower, or it can err on the side of workers’ interests.”

"A collision of events... are again clogging the flow of parts and materials around the world, prolonging the supply bottlenecks that Fed officials and the White House have counted on getting resolved to help ease price pressures."

“That the windfall for these companies came just as the Federal Reserve was making near zero-rate loans available for corporate America and the wealthy only further riles up the industry’s biggest critics.”

"The "bad" scenario is too many companies taking advantage of the cheap capital to finance aggressive financial engineering that puts them too far in debt.

This sets up a big market correction or pulls forward a deeper default cycle..."



“[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.”