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Discover the Upside of Down: Investment Strategies for Volatile Times



Discover the Upside of Down: Investment Strategies for Volatile Times

Ron Coby

ISBN: 978-0-470-41972-4 February 2009 272 Pages


Discover the Upside of Down enlightens readers and give them investment strategies for both protection and profits. Chapters include information on the hot button economic topics of today and for the foreseeable future: oil, gold, real estate, stocks, the dollar, the U.S. and global economies and the future outlook from a longterm viewpoint for each. A timely book with a timely message, this book targets the investor concerned about maintaining their investments during volatile times.


Chapter 1: Bulls versus Bears, and the Winner Is . . . .

Chapter 2: Boomtown to Ghost Town.

Chapter 3: Today’s Dollar Is Worth Less, Tomorrow’s Dollar Could Be Worthless.

Chapter 4: Black Gold: Boom and Bust Profit Opportunities in Oil Stocks.

Chapter 5: Why Gold? The Proliferation of Paper Money Creation and Inflation.

Chapter 6: Nothing but Downside: The Road Ahead for Stocks, Bonds, and Real Estate?

Chapter 7: The Short Side: The Only Side to Make Money in a Bear Market.

Chapter 8: The Long Side of Your Portfolio and the Four Stages All Stocks Travel.

Chapter 9: Adventure Capital: Opportunities and Risks in Private Placements.

Chapter 10: How to Identify the Bottom from the Top.

Chapter 11: My Beat-Up Chevy and the 10 Iron Laws of Investing.

Chapter 12: Finding the Grail: The Chapter that Demanded to Be Written.

Epilogue: The Speed of Change.