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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.

Speaking Engagements


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

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“[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.”