Decade of Stock Market Turmoil (2000--2010)
And How to Profit from It
By Robert Skepper
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
227 Pages, Illustrated
$28.50 Paper Original
The decade 2000–2010 has arguably been the most turbulent stock market period since trading began. Three crashes and an implosion of global economies on a monumental scale – and all in the blink of an eye in historical terms. Many questions arise from this unprecedented crisis, not least of which is how and, more importantly, why capitalism was taken to the brink at a time of relative political stability, major technological advancement and economic buoyancy. In short, how, having been dealt such a favourable hand, did we (in the West) so nearly blow it? This book examines the financial and political context of this decade of turmoil, seeking out the fault lines and tracing the causes and consequences. At the same time it analyses some of the key principles of sound financial investment, which if adhered to should enable the prudent investor to ride the wave and even come out on top.
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