John Butler has over 20 years experience in international finance. He has served as a Managing Director for bulge-bracket investment banks on both sides of the Atlantic in research, strategy, asset allocation and product development roles, including at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. He has advised some of the world's largest institutional and private investors in matters ranging from wealth preservation to enhancing returns through a wide variety of innovative strategies and he has been a #1 ranked investment strategist by Institutional Investor magazine.
Among his other accomplishments, John is on the record having anticipated the great gold bull market of the 2000s, the US housing market bust of 2007-09 and the protracted euro debt crisis. His publications include his popular Amphora Report investment newsletter and The Golden Revolution (John Wiley and Sons, 2012), a book explaining the causes and consequences of the 2008 global financial crisis and exploring the financial market implications of global monetary regime change. His research has been cited by numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Nikkei Shimbun, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Boersenzeitung, Handelsblatt, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, Milano Finanza and De Telegraaf. John is a regular presenter at investment conferences and other events around the world.