Bailout: What the Rescue of Bear Stearns and the Credit Crisis Mean for Your Investments
In Bailout, John Waggoner answers the essential questions surrounding recent market catastrophes—from the failure of Bear Stearns to the credit crisis—and reveals how you can protect your portfolio during these turbulent times. Waggoner offers a wide range of strategies to help your portfolio weather this storm, including rebalancing and using foreign currencies, and discusses how Treasury bonds, gold, commodities, and real estate can solidify your financial standing. With the expert advice found here, you’ll quickly discover what it takes to achieve safety and success in today’s volatile market.
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Downturns in the Upticks
Those Who Fail to Learn from the Past
Your Mother or Grandmother Was Right
Paying Off the Card
Building up Some Savings
Which Card First?
No Debt Ever?
Drowning in Debt
Banks Break out the Levers
Wall Street Adds a Few Levers of Its Own
The Pin that Bursts the Bubble
Default Comes to Wall Street
Death of a Hedge Fund
Meanwhile at Bear Stearns
Making a Wish
A Word about Risk
Match Your Investments with Your Goals
Bonds Add Income and Safety
For Money You Need Very Very Soon
A Word about Mutual Funds
Your Greatest Source of Wealth
How to Put Your Basic Plan Together
A Lender Be
Bargains for the Braveand the Liquid
Whos Afraid of the Big Bad Bear?
When Prices Rise Prices Rise
The Case for a Comeback
A ThreePronged Approach
Take some TIPS
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