DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ec0932/profiting_from_the) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's book "Profiting from the World's Economic Crisis: Finding Investment Opportunities by Tracking Global Market Trends" to their offering.
Bud Conrad predicts a gloomy and rough road ahead for investors as a result of a number of events/forces that have or are about to occur. Among the reasons that there needs to be a long term change to the economic system are the increasing US government deficits, the increasing US trade deficit, rising oil prices, shortages of food production, falling earnings, Middle East conflicts, rising health care costs, credit crisis and the weakening dollar. Conrad believes that some of the government's actions such as bailing out banks and curring interest rates are band aids that don't address that bigger more serious issues. It is not just the dollar that is weak but paper currencies throughout the world.
The housing decline may last for a long time and the stagflation of the US economy will present great challenges for the government. Profiting from the World's Economic Crisis deftly addresses what investors need to know about the troubled economy.
Key Topics Covered:
PART ONE ECONOMIC FORCES.
Chapter 1 The Budget Deficit Drives the Growth of All Debt.
Chapter 2 The Trade Deficit and U.S. Dependency on Foreign Investments.
Chapter 3 The Big Costs of Healthcare, Social Security, and the Military.
PART TWO FINANCIAL CRISIS RESPONSE.
Chapter 4 The Federal Reserve Prints Our Money (Stop the Presses!).
Chapter 5: The Importance of Debt for Predicting Our Economy.
Chapter 6 The Big-Picture Model of Our Economy.
PART THREE RECESSION OR DEPRESSION?
Chapter 7 What Can the 1929 Great Depression Teach Us About Today's Crisis?
Chapter 8 What the U.S. Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decade(s): 1989-2009.
Chapter 9 What the U.S. Can Learn from German and Other European Hyperinflations and from China Today.
PART FOUR INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES.
Chapter 10 The Stock Market May Be Dead for Another Decade.
Chapter 11 Energy in the 21st Century: The End of the Petroleum Age.
Chapter 12 Food, Grain Trading.
Chapter 13 The Demise of the Dollar.
Chapter 14 Interest Rates: The Trade of the Decade.
Chapter 15 Gold is the Only Real Money.
PART FIVE PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER.
Chapter 16 Forecast for the Future.
Chapter 17 Looking over the Horizon to See the Best Investments.
Bud Conrad is the Chief Economist at Casey Research and has been a futures investor for twenty-five years, as well as a full-time investor for more than a decade. He holds an MBA from Harvard and an electrical engineering degree from Yale. Conrad has held positions with IBM, CDC, Amdahl, and Tandem. His comprehensive picture of the world's economy, based on a career of using long-term fundamental analysis, enables him to explain how this crisis arose and where it will evolve to. He uses insights learned from his engineering training to interpret how investment cycles affect our economy. He served as a local board member of the National Association for Business Economics and taught graduate courses in investing at Golden Gate University. A popular speaker, Conrad has delivered talks in New Zealand, Dubai, New York, Vancouver, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago. He has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business News, New Zealand 3news, and has commented in many publications from the Wall Street Journal to Reuters.
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