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

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

John Waggoner

ISBN: 978-0-470-44342-2

Oct 2008

208 pages

$16.99

Description

In Bailout, John Waggoner answers the essential questions surrounding recent market catastrophes—from the failure of Bear Stearns to the credit crisis—and reveals how you can protect your portfolio during these turbulent times. Waggoner offers a wide range of strategies to help your portfolio weather this storm, including rebalancing and using foreign currencies, and discusses how Treasury bonds, gold, commodities, and real estate can solidify your financial standing. With the expert advice found here, you’ll quickly discover what it takes to achieve safety and success in today’s volatile market.
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.

"USA TODAY investment columnist John Waggoner provides sensible, specific steps to help investors navigate through…the volatile financial markets likely to continue for the months ahead." (USA Today)