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Wealth Building Strategies in Energy, Metals, and Other Markets

Wealth Building Strategies in Energy, Metals, and Other Markets

Chris Waltzek

ISBN: 978-0-470-91267-6

Oct 2010

288 pages


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How to find diverse investment opportunities in the emergent global economy

This just-in-time book will help any investor find safe havens that will turn the economic downturn into a unique wealth-building experience. As long as stocks continue to post new highs and surprising lows, investors will need dynamic strategies to make a profit. Wealth Building Strategies in Energy, Metals, and Other Markets explains that money management and long-term trend identification are the keys to investing success. This groundbreaking book includes a proprietary investing system that targets the widest possible array of global indexes with low correlations.

  • Examines what's next for the housing and energy markets
  • Breaks down major topics such as banking, credit, inflation and deflation, and the mortgage bubble, and shows investors what to expect
  • Offers a key to turning finances around and a path for continued successful investing

The author–host of the popular Goldseek Radio show–includes frequently asked questions and offers expert investing advice.

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: A Musical Rainman xi


Chapter 1 Winning Formula—The Investing Holy Grail 3

Chapter 2 Money Machine—Building a Trading System 19

Chapter 3 Gold Bonanza—Profiting from the Gold Bull Market 37

Chapter 4 Inflation—Deflation: Strategic Wealth Positioning 65

Chapter 5 Energy Crisis—Black Gold 83

Chapter 6 Sun Tzu—The Art of Profits: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Investors 97


Chapter 7 The Real Estate Mania—The End of a 75-Year Era 115

Chapter 8 House of Cards—The Housing Bust 123

Chapter 9 Mortgage Contagion—The Housing Crisis Spreads 133

Chapter 10 Mortgage Epidemic—The Crisis Continues 149

Chapter 11 The Ideal House Price—Bargain Hunting, 2012 159


Chapter 12 American Central Banks—Learning from Past Mistakes 169

Chapter 13 GSEs and FDIC—Learning from Recent Mistakes 189

Chapter 14 Fed Speak—Deciphering Fed Comments 205

Chapter 15 Banks and Bailouts—Preserving Wealth 217

Chapter 16 Credit Cards—Avoiding the Debt Pitfall 235

Epilogue 247

About the Author 257

Index 259