9780470910337

The Day After the Dollar Crashes A Survival Guide for the Rise of the New World Order

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    9780470910337

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    047091033X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-25
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

How to profit from the events leading up to the likely collapse of the U.S. dollarSociety is at a crossroads. Here at home and around the world, we are living in a manner that is absolutely, unconditionally, irrevocably unsustainable. The Day After the Dollar Crashes: A Survival Guide for the Rise of the New World Order outlines the kinds of events that could trigger a global economic collapse, describing in detail the events that are likely to occur just prior to, during, and immediately following such a total collapse. It also explains how investors can profit and support a sustainable future by anticipating social trends. The book Describes what government can do now to soften the dollar's fall later Details how to lead the charge to introduce innovations and solutions to meet the inevitable challenges of new kinds of economic forces Reveals how to profit by changing expectations and taking action to align investments with realityThe Day After the Dollar Crashes tears away the illusions generated by politicians, media, and the financial industry to show how investors can position themselves to survive and thrive in a New World Order.

Author Biography

Damon Vickers Chief Investment Officer of Damon Vickers & Co., an investment firm located in Seattle, Washington. In the 1990s, Vickers and his customers were early investors in such companies as Starbucks Coffee, Cisco Systems, and Amazon.com, to name a few. Mr. Vickers called the top of the equities markets in 2000, and in 2008, during the worst market year since 1987, a private fund initially capitalized by Mr. Vickers enjoyed returns of 63%. A frequent guest on financial television such as Glenn Beck, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and BNN in Canada, Mr. Vickers has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and other widely read publications.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
We Are in Deep Trouble and We're Not Alonep. 1
Today's Realityp. 1
We Are Not a Going Concernp. 3
We Are a Society Dependent on Entitlementsp. 5
Our Aging Population Is Expensivep. 8
We Are Digging a Hole to China with Unfunded Debtp. 12
We Export Our Consumer-Oriented Lifestyle to the Rest of the Worldp. 14
We Cannot Compete Globally Due to the Disparity in Wagesp. 15
We Have Used Up Our Grace Periodp. 19
We Produce Food That Impairs Our Health and Depletes Our Treasuryp. 21
We Are What We Eat, Breathe, and Drink-and It Is Costing Us a Fortunep. 23
We Are Jeopardizing Our Life Support Systemsp. 24
Glenn Beck and Me, Talkin' 'Bout a Revolutionp. 27
We Can Be an Ostrich or a Herop. 31
We Need to End Our Dependent Lifestylep. 33
We Need to End Our Dependence on Our Addictionsp. 34
We Need to End Our Dependency on Our Credit Cardsp. 37
We Need to End Our Dependence on Unsustainable Entitlementsp. 39
We Need to Stop Depending on the Government to Tell Us What Is Healthyp. 42
We Need to End Our Dependence on Imported Energy and Fuelsp. 43
We Need to Reduce Our Dependent Prison Populationsp. 44
The Truth and Spin about the Pending Economic Meltdownp. 47
Why No One Wants to Talk About Why Our Deficit Cannot Be Repaidp. 48
The Truth about Tariffs and Jobsp. 52
Big Corporations Spin the Truth and Play Down the Problems They Causep. 55
The American Dream Has Turned Nightmarishp. 58
Citizens of Other Countries Condemn Americansp. 59
What Religious Leaders Say about the Pending Economic Meltdownp. 60
What People Fear about the New World Orderp. 61
Entropy Is Linear and Irrevocablep. 63
People Are Fearful When Their Beliefs Are Threatenedp. 64
Governments Believe They're Too Big to Failp. 66
Don't Worry, Be Happyp. 68
The Grab for Dollars from the Taxpayer's Pocketp. 69
A Fearful Government Nationalizes Industriesp. 72
Resistance to Change Is the First Responsep. 74
How We Can Build and Prepare for the New World Orderp. 77
Who Is in Charge of Our Money?p. 78
Rethink the Importance of the Dollarp. 79
Do a Cost Analysis of Our Diminishing Returnsp. 80
We Broke It and We Need to Fix Itp. 82
Governments Must Return to What Worksp. 83
Governments Must Support Innovation, Not Save Dying Industriesp. 85
Vote on Character, Not by Partyp. 86
We Need to Learn to Feed Ourselvesp. 87
We Need to Reduce Our Sprawlp. 88
Where are the Bees?p. 89
We Can Move Mountainsp. 89
Your Conscious Shift to Onenessp. 90
Think Globally and Act Locallyp. 92
Be a Leader and Turn the Herdp. 94
Take It to the Streetp. 94
What to Expect the Day the Dollar Crashes ... and Beyondp. 97
A Country Is Like a Businessp. 98
The Day the U.S. Dollar Crashesp. 99
New Game, New Rulesp. 105
Could the U.S. Dollar Continue as the Reserve Currency?p. 108
What Can an Investor Do to Prepare for This Crash?p. 110
What Happens After the Day the Dollar Crashes?p. 114
Could the Next Bear Market Be Just Around the Corner?p. 116
How Bad Can the Next Bear Market Get?p. 118
Shaping the New World Government Orderp. 119
We Need to Limit the Growth of Governmentsp. 120
Individual Nationalism versus Global Citizenshipp. 122
Maintaining National Identities within Global Citizenshipp. 123
Protecting Cultures from Friendly Firep. 125
Establishing Sustainable and Equitable Resource Managementp. 127
We Can Expect a New Form of Exchangep. 129
The Double-Edged Sword of Debt and Unsustainable Promisesp. 130
A Centralized Governing Body Could Coordinate Emergency Responsep. 132
Shaping the New World Social Orderp. 135
Where Will Our New Leaders Come From?p. 138
The Global Communication Evolutionp. 139
Flash Mobbing-A Social Networking Phenomenonp. 141
Ending Our Addiction to Stimulationp. 142
We Aren't as Smart as We Think We Arep. 142
The Role of Religion in Our Transformation to a New World Orderp. 144
Connecting as Onep. 145
Consumers Will Decide How the Future Will Lookp. 149
Consumers Will Drive the Next Big Thingp. 150
Focus on Creating Health and Alternative Treatmentsp. 152
Reduce Dependence on Drugsp. 153
Being Accountable for Our Well-Being or Opening Pandora's Box?p. 154
Protect Our Water and Fishing Industriesp. 155
The Health Care Industry Is Due for an Overhaulp. 156
Overmedicating, Over-Testing, and Overchargingp. 157
The Basis of Geriatric Care Is Kindnessp. 159
Help Shape the Government's Mandated Medical Programp. 160
Stand Up, Make Noise, and Demand a Transparent Public Processp. 161
Purge Fertilizers, Pesticides, and Toxins from Our Foodp. 161
Purge Hormones and BPA from Our Foodp. 162
Purge Sugars and Additives from Our Foodp. 163
Kill Factory Farmingp. 164
Refuse Genetically Altered Foodsp. 165
Demand Changes to Fast Foodp. 165
Create and Profit from the Next Big Thingp. 167
Globally Sustainable Investing for Long-Term Profitsp. 168
Socially Responsible Investingp. 168
The Positive and Negative Sides of Social Networking and Technologyp. 169
Invest in Technologies That Expand Our Sustainable Energy Sourcesp. 170
Changes in the Auto and Transportation Industryp. 171
Weaning Ourselves Off Oilp. 172
The Insidious Petrochemical Industryp. 173
The Wonderful World of Recycling, Reusing, and Repurposingp. 173
Our Costly Packaging Industryp. 176
Stop Natural Gas Companies from Destroying Our Aquifersp. 176
Mothball Some of Our Drug Companiesp. 177
Putting Your Plan into Actionp. 177
We Are the Change We Want to Seep. 178
About the Authorp. 181
Indexp. 183
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