The Demise of the Dollar...: And Why It's Even Better for Your Investments

The Demise of the Dollar...: And Why It's Even Better for Your Investments

by Addison Wiggin, Chuck Butler

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Just when you thought the dollar couldn’t sink any further, it continues on a downward spiral. And now, with this fully revised and updated edition of The Demise of the Dollar, Addison Wiggin returns to reveal the many ways you can capitalize on this opportunity. Picking up where the bestselling original edition left off, this engaging book examines the many reasons behind the dollar’s ongoing decline and provides you with the information needed to financially survive and thrive during the years ahead.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118045497
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Series: Agora Series , #7
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 197
File size: 561 KB

About the Author

Addison Wiggin is the Executive Publisher of Agora Financial, an investment research firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. Agora publishes The Daily Reckoning, a financial newsletter with more than 500,000 readers in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, and is translated daily into French, German, and Spanish ( It has received praise from mainstream publications, including Money, New York Times Magazine, and Mr. Wiggin is the author of the original edition of The Demise of the Dollar. He is also the Executive Producer and a writer of I.O.U.S.A., a feature-length documentary film nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. The film is inspired by the international bestsellers Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt, which he coauthored with Bill Bonner.

Chuck Butler is the President of EverBank World Markets ( and author of The Daily Pfennig, a riveting daily wrap-up of the currency markets.

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION: Fall of the Great Dollar Standard.

Chapter 1: The "Recovery" That Wasn't.

Chapter 2: Fictitious Capitalism and the iPod Economy.

Chapter 3: Pathological Consumption.

Chapter 4: Short Unhappy Episodes in Monetary History.

Chapter 5: The Helicopter Theory, Inflation, and the Money in Your Wallet.

Chapter 6: Attention to Deficits Disorder.

Chapter 7: Alas, the Demise of the Dollar.

Chapter 8: Crisis and Opportunity in the Twilight of the Great Dollar Standard Era.



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