Deflation: Why It's Coming, whether It's Good or Bad, and how It Will Affect Your Investments, Your Business, and Your Personal Affairs

Deflation: Why It's Coming, whether It's Good or Bad, and how It Will Affect Your Investments, Your Business, and Your Personal Affairs

by A. Gary Shilling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0961856246

ISBN-13: 9780961856243

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Lakeview Economic Services & Publishing

How will the coming deflation affect you? What strategies will work in the deflation years ahead? Look inside for:
  • Investment Strategy for Deflation--13 Elements
  • Business Strategy for Deflation--18 Elements
  • Personal Strategy for Deflation--5 Elements
  • 269 East-to-Read Tables and Graphs

Overview

How will the coming deflation affect you? What strategies will work in the deflation years ahead? Look inside for:

  • Investment Strategy for Deflation--13 Elements
  • Business Strategy for Deflation--18 Elements
  • Personal Strategy for Deflation--5 Elements
  • 269 East-to-Read Tables and Graphs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780961856243
Publisher:
Lakeview Economic Services & Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Contentsix
Chartsxi
Forewordxxi
About the Authorxxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxvii
Introduction: Why I'm Writing This Book1
1 The End of the Cold War Led to Global Cuts in Defense
Spending11
2 Major Country Government Spending and Deficits Are
Shrinking17
3. Central Banks Continue to Fight the Last War--Inflation29
4 G-7 Retirements Will Lead to Reduced Benefits and Slower
Growth in Incomes and Spending36
5 Restructuring Continues in English-Speaking Lands and Will
Spread45
6. Technology Cuts Costs and Promotes Productivity62
7. Information via the Internet Increases Competition72
8. Mass Distribution to Consumers Reduces Costs and Prices79
9. Ongoing Deregulation Cuts Prices83
10. Global Sourcing of Goods and Services Curtails Costs92
11. The Spreading of Market Economies Increases Global Supply98
12. The Dollar Will Continue to Strengthen103
13 Asian Financial andEconomic Problems Will Intensify
Global Glut and Reduce Worldwide Prices121
14. China May Well Devalue152
15. Japan Is Still Part of the Asian Problem, Not the Solution160
16. The Asian Flu Spreads175
17 US Consumers Will Switch from Borrowing and Spending to
Saving194
18 A Bear Market in US Stocks Will Trigger A Consumer Saving
Spree and Ensure Global Deflation216
19. Deflation Is Self-Feeding237
20. Deflation Is Normal at This Stage of the Kondratieff Wave247
21. Deflation Can Be Good As Well As Bad255
22 Financial Collapses Are Unlikely in the US and Other
Western Countries274
23. The Industrial Revolution Has Been Exported283
24 Productivity Growth Will Be Robust and Consistent with
Good Deflation289
25. Trade Wars Are a Risk298
26. Interest Rates Down, Profits So-So in Deflation307
27. Investment Strategy for Deflation--13 Elements318
28. Business Strategy for Deflation--18 Elements358
29. Personal Strategy for Deflation--5 Elements367

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