Bailout: What the Rescue of Bear Stearns and the Credit Crisis Mean for Your Investments [NOOK Book]

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What You Can Learn From The Meltdown In The Credit Markets And The Collapse Of Bear Stearns

Panics in the stock market are nothing new—so what makes the recent events surrounding the credit crisis and Bear Stearns collapse so worrisome? More importantly, what does it mean to you as an individual investor?

In Bailout, John Waggoner—the investment columnist for USA Today—sheds light on the causes of the Bear Stearns collapse and the credit ...

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Bailout: What the Rescue of Bear Stearns and the Credit Crisis Mean for Your Investments

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Overview

What You Can Learn From The Meltdown In The Credit Markets And The Collapse Of Bear Stearns

Panics in the stock market are nothing new—so what makes the recent events surrounding the credit crisis and Bear Stearns collapse so worrisome? More importantly, what does it mean to you as an individual investor?

In Bailout, John Waggoner—the investment columnist for USA Today—sheds light on the causes of the Bear Stearns collapse and the credit crunch, while offering a glimpse of what the future holds for investors. The fall of Bear Stearns, says Waggoner, signals a new era. Warning readers of the perils that lie ahead—specifically inflation and debt liquidation—he provides solid strategies for investors who want to begin protecting their portfolios. He explains step-by-step how to set short- and long-term investment goals and match your investments to those goals, creating a portfolio that can weather any storm.

From paying off debt to investing in treasury securities, the strategies laid out in Bailout will guide you to safety and success in today's volatile market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470443422
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/3/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 196
  • File size: 373 KB

Meet the Author

John Waggoner is the investment columnist and personal finance reporter for USA Today, where he writes a weekly investing column. Previously, he was senior editor at the Independent Investor, an investment advisory newsletter. He is also the author of The Fast Forward MBA in Investing, which is published by Wiley, and coauthor of The Busy Family's Guide to Money.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: What Just Happened Here?

Chapter 2: How Did It All Begin?

Chapter 3: Silly Season.

Chapter 4: Matters Become More Serious.

Chapter 5: Where Do We Go from Here?

Chapter 6: What's the Worst That Could Happen?

Chapter 7: Fighting Depression.

Chapter 8: Creeping Infl ation.

Appendix.

Notes.

About the Author.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2008

    Insightful read

    This book helped me understand the whole process of how our financial markets work and what it means for me. Lots of wit and humor as well

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