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Fiscal Hangover: How to Profit From The New Global Economy Hardcover – November 9, 2009
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With the collapse of investment banks, trillion-dollar-plus government bailouts, and decimated retirement portfolios, it's never been more important to understand the "new rules" of making money.
Faced with the reality that "investing will never be the same again," Fiscal Hangover may well be the most important book you'll read this year. In one easy lesson after another, you'll discover exactly what it takes to profit—and profit grandly—from the simple ideas that form the basis of the new global economy.
For the first time in 200 years, American consumers are no longer the driving force behind the world's economy. And now, with Fiscal Hangover, Keith Fitz-Gerald—one of the world's leading experts on global investing—picks apart every important change and shows you the opportunities about to arise. You'll discover how the U.S. role in the world economy is shrinking at unheard-of rates; how and why government intervention may well prevent the U.S. markets from normalizing for years to come; why Asia could well become the center of the financial world; how and why China's yuan is quietly replacing the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency; and much more.
Most importantly, Fitz-Gerald shows you how to capitalize on each and every trend. His secrets are simple—and so is his advice: get ahead of the biggest movements in the global economy, and you'll be set for a lifetime of riches. In fact, in his preview of this new $300 trillion global "recovery," you'll discover:
- The biggest short- and long-term trends, andhow to play them
- Where the global flows of money are moving—and how to get ahead of them
- How to best avoid inflation and protect thebuying power of your money
- Which countries and sectors are almostinevitable winners
- Why China may well have the largest marketcapitalization in the world in a few short years (and why getting in now may be the mostprudent thing every investor can do)
- How to play gold, oil, and alternative energy inthe new global environment
- And how five simple plays can ensure yourretirement—and that of your children, too
Unlike most of today's finance books, which are as lasting as yesterday's newspaper, Fiscal Hangover shows you how to prepare for what's to come, effectively allocate yourinvestments, and grab your share of the greatest wealth creation opportunities in history.
The coming years may hold the greatest investment potential of our times, but in order to take advantage of this situation, you'll need the insights that can only be found in Fiscal Hangover.
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Praise for Fiscal Hangover: How to Profit from the New Global Economy
"An excellent global investment primer that even seasoned investors should take note of. Not only does Keith Fitz-Gerald see the big picture, he understands how and why it is about to change."
—Peter Schiff, President, Euro-Pacific Capital, and author of Crash Proof
"The past 500 years of global business history has proven only that overzealous bankers and quixotic government leaders repeatedly figure out how to fail more spectacularly. Fiscal Hangover provides a brilliant, spirited explanation of the origins of the current mess—and more importantly how you can cleverly turn the chaos to your advantage.It's a must-read for investors of all skill levels who want to prepare for the author's surprising conclusion: boom times ahead, especially overseas."
—Jon D. Markman, Columnist, MSN Money; Editor, Strategic Advantage and Trader's Advantage investment advisories; and bestselling author of The New Day Trader Advantage
"Keith Fitz-Gerald is one of the smartest analysts I know. And Fiscal Hangover is his best work yet. This is essential reading for every serious investor. Highly recommended."
—Alexander Green, Investment Director, The Oxford Club, and bestselling author of The Gone Fishin' Portfolio and The Secret of Shelter Island
"America may be suffering from a fiscal hangover, but America's loss is China's gain. If you don't follow his advice, you will be left behind. Do the smart thing—buy this book, apply the simple techniques for making money in it, and become a winning investor."
—Dr. Mark Skousen, Editor, Forecasts & Strategies, founder of FreedomFest, and author of Investing in One Lesson
"Keith addresses the 'elephant in the room' (unprecedented massive government spending) and explains its implications for us as individuals and as a nation. His lucid writing and conversational tone make Fiscal Hangover one of the most informative and entertaining books covering one of the most timely and critical issues of our time."
—Paul Forchione, former CBOE Market Maker, Floor Trader, CTA, and author of Trading Options Visually