Crash-Proof is an informed and informative warning of a looming period marked by sizeable tax hikes, loss of retirement benefits, double digit inflation, even - as happened recently in Argentina - the possible collapse of the middle class. However, Schiff does have a survival plan that can provide the protection that readers will need in the coming years.
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About the Author
A frequent guest on television, he appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg, and FOX News, edits the Global Investor, an investment newsletter, and hosts a weekly radio program Wall Street Unspun. His economic and market commentaries are featured on many investment-oriented Web sites as well as on www.europac.net. CNBC's Squawk Box has nicknamed Schiff "Dr. Doom" for his uniquely bearish outlook on the U.S. economy and its financial markets.
JOHN DOWNES is coauthor of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, Barron's Finance and Investment Handbook, and Beating the Dow. He lives in Palisades New York.
Table of ContentsPreface.
Introduction: America.com: The Delusion of Real Wealth.
1 The Slippery Slope: Consumers, Not Producers.
2 What Uncle Sam, the Mass Media, and Wall Street Don’t Want You to Know.
3 For a Few Dollars More: Our Declining Currency.
4 Inflation Nation: The Federal Reserve Fallacy.
5 My Kingdom for a Buyer: Stock Market Chaos.
6 They Burst Bubbles, Don’t They?: The Coming Real Estate Debacle.
7 Come On In, the Water’s Fine: Our Consumer Debt Problem.
8 How to Survive and Thrive, Step 1: Rethinking Your Stock Portfolio.
9 How to Survive and Thrive, Step 2: Gold Rush—Be the First Person on Your Block to Stake a Claim.
10 How to Survive and Thrive, Step 3: Stay Liquid.
Books for Further Reading.