The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation
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The Age of Deleveraging: Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation

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Top economist Gary Shilling shows you how to prosper in the slow-growing and deflationary times that lie aheadWhile many investors fear a rapid rise in inflation, author Gary Shilling, an award-winning economic forecaster, argues that the global economy is going through a long period of de-leveraging and weak growth, which makes deflation far more likely and a far greater...more
ebook, 496 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons
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This book was disappointing in so many way.

The author spends much time bleating about how many times he's been right,
but in the last 38 years, his columns at Forbes mag have been bearish every single time,
I can't remember a single time he was bullish, so eventually he had to get a bear market.

And the book is rift with errors,
He says the FED had a net income of $52.1 Billion with a $2.2 Billion balance sheet,
WOW, 2600% return on capital, even Goldman sucks can't do that.

hmmmm, actually gary, I...more
While I basically agree with the author about the fate of our economy over the next several years, I don't think the book was particularly well-written. He spends too much time recounting his 15 or so predictions in the past 40 years that he has gotten right. Just so off topic. I really just wanted to see him present his evidence for why we are in an age of deleveraging, and why the opposing viewpoints are wrong. I mean, he does get around to that eventually, but it takes too long. This could ha...more
Ian Robertson
An astonishing and captivating book, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes her life story in extremely clear language and a matter of fact tone. Ali’s book is a contrast between her rigid and religious upbringing in her North African and Middle Eastern homes, and her later emigration to Europe and the US. Unlike most biographies, though, it is Ali’s upbringing rather than her later accomplishments (which are considerable) that is most compelling - and likely to most of us in the West, startling.

“People in the...more
Mitchell Rubin
Unconventional insight. Worth reading especially if you are among the increasing number of hard asset/physical gold doomsayers,
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