Former banker turned best-selling author Nomi Prins discusses why she decided to make a career change and explains how “All the President’s Bankers” are able to detrimentally affect foreign nations and emerging markets such as Mexico. This includes the concentration of foreign-owned banking, currency wars and Federal Reserve policy influence worldwide.
About Nomi Prins
Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, author and speaker. She is currently at work on a new book, Artisans of Money, that will explore the recent rise of the role of central banks in the global financial and economic hierarchy. Her last book, All the Presidents’ Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted domestic and foreign policy. Her other books include a historical novel about the 1929 crash, Black Tuesday, and the hard-hitting expose It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street (Wiley,2009/2010). She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America (The New Press, 2004) which was chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron’s and The Library Journal, and Jacked (Polipoint Press, 2006).
*Podcast intro music is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols”: https://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html (available on iTunes or Amazon)