Moneyshift: How to Prosper from What You Can't Control Hardcover – 15 May 2012
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The world is always changing, and you have two options: rail against itand blame government, big business, and foreign countries for something you can′t controlor recognize the evolving world and get to work making the most of the opportunities change brings. While you can′t stop change, you can profit from it, and MoneyShift: How to Prosper from What You Can′t Control is your one–stop guide to finding out how.
Investing successfully means figuring out where new opportunities are emerging, so that you can put your money where the growth is, not where it was. The best investment opportunities have shiftedgeographically, technologically, and demographicallyand MoneyShift explains exactly where they′ve gone. Insightful, candid, and highly readable, the book points out the potential risks as well as the benefits of the options now available to you, from putting money into emerging markets to investing in your own human capital. And while it looks to the future, the book doesn′t write off the past. Many traditional investment vehicles remain highly profitable the secret is in knowing which ones, and MoneyShift will show you how.
More than just teaching you what′s new, author and economist Jerry Webman shows you how to put his remarkable insights into action as you construct an investment portfolio for the twenty–first century that′s tailored for your specific needs and aspirations, detailing how to structure, monitor, and maintain that portfolio in the years ahead.
You can′t wish away today′s new financial reality, but you can take advantage of it. Change brings new and exciting opportunities, and with MoneyShift in hand, you have everything you need to turn that change into profit.
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Praise For MoneyShift
"MoneyShift is a brilliant book, authoritative yet enthralling as it describes how past investment strategies no longer apply. Nowhere else have I seen such a coherent and convincing explanation of the financial crisis of 2007 and its implications for the investor."
Leonard Mlodinow, author of Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior and The Drunkard′s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
"Jerry Webman does a fantastic job explaining our changing, complicated, and global world in understandable language. Dr. Webman makes investment issues accessible to those of modest or vast means. A solid framework for thinking!"
Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, BlackRock
"Jerry Webman takes on booms and busts, market highs and market lows, to tackle the current challenging financial and economic times. With clarity and purpose, MoneyShift makes it possible for the non–professional investor to join the same class as the pros. A great addition to my library."
Pimm Fox, Taking Stock with Pimm Fox, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg.com
"From a financial world of extreme complexity and emotion, Jerry distills a clear spirit of action. His voice, as always, is one of humor, clarity, and wisdom."
David P. Kelly, Chief Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds
"The global economy is changing so rapidly that long–held assumptions about prudent investing are laughably wrong. Webman translates the new realities into practical advice for ordinary investors who′ve been gobsmacked by the stock market and housing bubbles. Jerry Webman′s MoneyShift is the one guide you need now to shake off the trauma and profit from the chaos."
Peter Passell, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and author of Where to Put Your Money Now
"When it comes to investing, we′re not in Kansas anymore. MoneyShift helps us understand how a flatter, grayer world provides new investment opportunities."
Barry Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor, Yale School of Management; coauthor of The Art of Strategy
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A most enjoyable and educational read.