Distinguished Political-Financial Expert, Journalist & Author
Nomi Prins is an independent journalist, author of seven books, and an engaging, captivating and extremely well-informed speaker. Prins is widely sought-after globally for her unique perspective that bridges the divide between the world of politics, finance and the economy. She is the author of the best-selling book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, which was selected as a Best Business and Leadership Book of 2018 by Amazon. Her last best-selling book All the Presidents’ Bankers explored the relationships between presidents and bankers over the past century and the impact on domestic and foreign policy. Her other acclaimed books include: the first book out to detail the financial crisis bailouts, Fed activities, market subsidies and back-room deals, It Takes a Pillage; her first book, Other People’s Money, which predicted the current financial crisis and was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron's and The Library Journal; Jacked; and Black Tuesday, a historical novel about the 1929 crash. Read More >
Financial Crisis: The Bailout
Criticizing the Federal Government
More than a decade after the financial crisis, Nomi is more in demand than ever. Her executive level international banking, advisory and speaking experience, coupled with her best-selling books on the topic have all been well received by the international academic and professional community. Following the unprecedented turmoil that COVID-19 leveled on the global economy, central banking and monetary policy has emerged more influential than ever before. Understanding not just how central banks became global powers but what’s coming next is crucial to navigating the rapid dynamics of politics, economics and society. Her books cover historical developments and underpinnings of international finance, economics and international affairs - and how the three intersect. Her latest book ‘Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World’ explores critical themes and events since the financial crisis globally. It provides guidance and prescriptive with which to understand and navigate current global financial complexities and trajectories.
The post-pandemic world will be one in which interest rates, quantitative easing and central banks coordinated response will have seismic shifts in super power hierarchies. International trade institutions are actively experiencing major kinetic changes that will shape the world for decades to come. In the financial response by leading institutions like the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of China what we’ve seen is monetary policy influence recovery efforts and long-term financial intervention. China has increasingly jumpstarted its strategy of foreign direct investment, financial market activities, and long-term projects in unprecedented ways. Nomi has been traveling the world researching this shift from the ground up. Forget what you read in international papers and hear in the financial media, Nomi will address your organization through her distinguished first-hand experience. She is not one for sugar-coated punditry. She reveals how the rise of a New World impacts your investments, business decisions, and strategies.
In this speech, Nomi will focus her considerable experience and analysis on the complex issues underlying inherent global and national volatility. The impact of COVID-19 and the instability that neither the main stream media, federal agencies nor governments want you to know -- or completely understand themselves. What should you do for protection? This talk is critical for all professionals charged with investing, monitoring accounting practices, compliance, legality and risk.
Even before the 2008 Crisis, big banks have been getting bigger in more ways than one through decades of mergers and the expansion of allowable financial service. Since the 2008 Crisis, that trend has accelerated. Now, facing a post-pandemic world, monetary policy is shaping the global economy and deciding wines and losers from Wall Street to Main Street, Not only have the biggest banks grown bigger, but in the process, they have taken more customers, deposits and financial investments along the way. How do you keep your edge? How can you remain a player instead of getting played? What can you provide your customer – from dedication to funding and less risky performance standards – to make you a better choice than your larger competition? Nomi Prins will address these critical issues for today's small businesses, local or state bank associations, pension fund managers and other investment advisors.
Power is about more than wealth. Power extends beyond understanding capitalism in contrast to socialism. Rather, it's about the ties, strategic alliances and partnerships that transcend the world from Wall Street to the White House. It is understanding who gets resources and who is left behind. Based on original and exhaustive research into the family ties, vast history and deep connections between US presidents and major US bankers since the establishment of the Federal Reserve, Prins reveals the evolution of American power domestically, and its ongoing ramifications on the international community from the US to Brazil, China to Japan, the United Kingdom to Mexico and Europe to the Middle East. She explains how historical interactions that shaped today’s policies, influenced leaders and fashioned the geo-political environment we have today. These connections will surprise you and offer insights on alliances that impact our rapidly evolving financial, economic and geo-political world.
"It was an absolute pleasure and an honor to have welcomed [her] at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on November 16th. Our superiors were highly impressed by [her] informative presentation."
"We want to offer [her] a huge thank you for making our conference so successful yesterday, [she was] an absolute star. We are receiving so many e-mails from clients saying how much they enjoyed it and how informative they found it."
"Nomi Prins is not only a superb writer, but also a consummate professional as a public speaker. Ms. Prins brings an open attitude and willingness to engage. Her presentation at our conference, in front of an ideologically mixed audience, was the highlight of the day. She was personable, provocative yet respectful, and prepared to roll up her sleeves and lead meaningful Q and A. Her knowledge of the subject matter was not in question, but we were very happy to see her interact with people instead of simply giving a one-way talk. Nomi Prins was fantastic."
"Nomi Prins captured the attention of the audience with a riveting one-hour presentation that was both enlightening and engaging. Our attendees walked away with a new understanding of the collapse of Wall Street, the housing market and those responsible. Nomi further illustrated the deception, greed and power that control financial policy. The convention attendees are more inspired than ever to defend consumers. Excellent presenter, excellent presentation."
"I wanted to thank you so much for gracing the Forum stage once again. The response to your program has been totally positive. Everyone was thrilled with your presentation."
"My sincerest thanks to you for your participation as a distinguished speaker in the Fifteenth Annual International Seminar on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector. Your comments were among the most insightful of the entire conference and many of the participants expressed to us that they were grateful to hear your refreshing perspectives. "
"For her talk at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, noted journalist and author Nomi Prins catered her presentation to our cross-cultural, global, academic community. The result was a topnotch presentation that addressed capitalism, history of banking and finance, and their influence on US economic policy. The presentation was timely and incredibly relevant for our audience."
"The event went really well and we had excellent attendance. Nomi was a delight to work with and seemed to have fun throughout the day. The classroom presentation was a big hit and several students, staff, and community members attended her reception afterwards to get autographs and ask questions. It was a great event overall!"
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