Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 13, 2009 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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From the authors who predicted with unmatched precision the domino impacts of the real estate, stock market, and other bubbles that led to 2008's market meltdown comes the definitive look at what is still to come and what investors can do to protect themselves

Just as many are wrongly forecasting a full recovery ahead, Aftershock, now updated and revised, warns of a very different economic future. Home prices and stocks will continue to fall, inflation and unemployment will rise, and the current recession will not automatically cycle back to recovery. Unlike most books, Aftershock goes beyond the outdated notion of "market cycles" to help readers clearly recognize and quickly respond to the rapidly evolving economy. Instead of going back to how things were before, we are moving forward through uncharted territory, with new challenges and opportunities few people anticipate. The book shows you how to:

  • Protect assets before and during the second wave of the financial meltdown
  • Make wise investment decisions regarding stocks, bonds, real estate, and more
  • Know which jobs, careers, and businesses will fare the best
  • Profit from the collapsing bubbles
  • Other titles by Wiedemer, Wiedemer, and Spitzer: America's Bubble Economy

Aftershock is easy-to-read, entertaining, and practical book guides readers to seek safety and profits in these evolving economic conditions.

 

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User Review  - Paulagraph - LibraryThing

The author's analysis of the current Bubble Economy is compelling. They don't hold out any hope for good times ahead, although they have ethically suspect recommendations for individual protection ... Read full review

Wish I didnt listen to what he wrote.

User Review  - leep172 - Overstock.com

I could have made a ton of money if I didnt listen to what he wrote. Read full review

Contents

PART ONE First the Bubblequake Next the Aftershock
3
The Bubblequake
25
The Aftershock
60
Global MegaMoney Meltdown
98
PART TWO Aftershock Dangers and Profits
115
Cashing in on Chaos
127
Aftershock Jobs and Businesses
148
PART THREE A New View of the Economy
163
The New View of the Economy Helped
191
A Look Ahead to
207
Epilogue Say Goodbye to the Age of Excess
225
Appendix B How We Can and Will Solve
255
Bibliography
261
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David Wiedemer, PhD, is a groundbreaking evolutionary economist who created the rigorous economic analysis on which this book is based. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Wiedemer has held senior management positions with several Washington, DC–area high-technology companies and holds thirteen domestic and international patents on information technology.

Robert A. Wiedemer brings to the team the real-world investment understanding and analytical skills that come from founding a NASDAQ-listed information services company. He is a Managing Director at Absolute Investment Management, a money management firm based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Cindy Spitzer is an award-winning writer based in Baltimore, Maryland, who has coauthored, edited, written, or consulted on more than twenty books since 1993, including the first Chicken Soup for the Soul, as well as Reader's Digest books, Time Life books, and many others. She has also contributed to the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Newsweek, and many other publications.

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