Aftershock Book – Learn how to protect yourself from the next global financial meltdown with help from Robert Wiedemer’s best selling book. Aftershock has ratings and reviews. Cordell said: I Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown Robert Wiedemer. Robert Wiedemer (born ), is the co-author, along with John David Wiedemer and Cindy Spitzer, of several books including America’s Bubble Economy, Aftershock and Aftershock Investor.

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I agree with the authors, who even factored in the possibility that stocks could climb sky high again before collapsing of course, this review is written from wiedeer top of the mountain.

The Worldly Philosophers by Robert Heilbroner. Anyone who claims to predict the path of economies years out cannot be taken seriously. It certainly made me pay more attention to the huge government debt and reckless money printing by the Fed. The same one economists have been pushing since before economics existed, in fact all the way to the dawn of modern civilization: Quite obviously, there are many ways to address a problem and the quiz would bring forth many options more.

He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Essentially, this is a book of predictions.

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I can’t recall who exactly wideemer this to me when I first picked this up back in orbut I do recall the aftershocl note that they took as they described it and the author’s conclusions.

Once I had read the 2nd version for the second time and the 1st version onceI started to see exactly what the authors are predicting coming true in the headlines daily.

All these ideas have one thing in common: Also, the arguments in this book helped drag me into agreement that gold is valuable, though I hate the entire model and histor With a couple of exceptions I disagree with most of what this book espouses, mostly the modern fable that economics should be a hard science of technical reason. Reminds of Civil Defense advice in case of a nuclear war. Print this page Share.


The dollar is already weak versus the Euro, which is troubled enough as it is. That I fell for hook, line, and sinker!

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By Brendan Coffey September 2, I have purchased 10 copies and sent them to my relatives and close friends. That is my book short summary. I learned many things from these guys, ready to learn more.

As for style, the authors spend too much time praising themselves and their prediction history, and the content often seems to lack substance — the advice to “buy gold” does no A timely warning about the collapse of the dollar because of our high public debt, and what that will mean for us in the near future.

However, I do believe the authors — who correctly predicted the housing bubble back when everyone else said things were fine — are absolutely correct in their concerns about the future of our economy and the crashes that are ahead. Switzerland, for example, has had high real estate prices for at least four decades.

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I didn’t read all of this book but I read most of it as I had it on loan and had already kept it too long. Do you spend a bunch of time validating the authors’ assertions?? Buy gold and coal companies basic necessity that the US produces the most of and will be exported significantly in the future.

Or will we simply drive down and up again on the other side? If I am, I will regretably eat my words, and will take a long hard look at these Austrian economists.

SPITZER wiedemmer an award winning writer, bestselling coauthor, and president of Aftershock Consultants LLC, an investment advisory and macroeconomic consulting firm providing support and insights to individuals, businesses, and groups, based on the ideas in Aftershock.

I might be wrong. Instead of going back to how things were before, we are moving forward through uncharted territory, with new challenges and opportunities few people anticipate.

There will be lots of small investors hurt that hopped on the train too late, of course. I doubt any of them will read it let alone believe it but I at least gave them aftershick chance to prepare for such a bleak future. Maybe it’s just wishful thinking, but I’ll give you my aftershhock. Not surprising to me at all. Remember the equation from your macroecon class. Protect assets before and during the second wave of the financial meltdown Make wise investment decisions regarding stocks, bonds, real estate, and more Know which jobs, careers, and businesses will fare the best Profit from the collapsing bubbles Other titles by Wiedemer, Wiedemer, and Spitzer: The good news is that the dollar is so widely used that it will not disappear.


Next up is a follow-up bookthe Aftershock Investment Guidedue out next spring. Wait, who are they again? Property rights and other working components in efficient modern-day economics evolve or they should as our technology evolves.

It will be the Great Depression all over again. One correct rpbert is not enough for me to throw away all the investment wisdom I’ve aftershoc, from academic economists, wiede,er trust in three obscure financial planners. They grew on the shoulders of giants, our giant bubbles that is.

If you value your own financial well being, widdemer if you have a family to take care of, read Aftershock. Interesting thoughts on what our future economy will look like.

They did not give an exact time frame for the bubbles to burst, but all of the bubbles should burst in the next years a pretty wide time frame. Scientific economics and the authors will eventually afterwhock to recognize that there is no such thing as equilibrium — period. Compared to many other countries, housing in America has been cheap before and has become even cheaper now.