The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse: Make Money by Seeing Opportunity Where Others See Peril

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse: Make Money by Seeing Opportunity Where Others See Peril

by James Altucher, Douglas R Sease

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Overview

In The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse, authors James Altucher and Douglas R. Sease provide investors with provocative and essential guidance that will enable them to take advantage of the lucrative investment opportunities that inevitably will arise when disaster strikes. The only book of its kind currently on the market, this indispensible handbook will help savvy investors make money by seeing opportunity where others see only peril.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062001320
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Wall Street Journal Guides Series
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 762,792
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Entrepreneur, investor, writer, and media personality James Altucher is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and other media outlets, and he appears regularly on CNBC, Fox Business, and CNN Radio. He is the author of four books, including Trade Like a Hedge Fund and The Forever Portfolio.

Douglas R. Sease was a reporter and editor for The Wall Street Journal for twenty-six years. He is the author of five books on investing and tax policy and has edited or ghostwritten more than a dozen books on management, finance, government, and foreign business.

Table of Contents

Introduction xv

1 An III Wind: The Fundamentals of Apocalyptic Investing 1

2 Pandemic! 27

3 Nor Any Drop to Drink: The Emerging Fresh Water Crisis 47

4 Tough Oil 61

5 Is It Just Me, or Is It Getting Warmer? The Looming Threat of Global Warming 79

6 Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself: The Threat of Terrorism 95

7 Close Encounters with the Death Star 117

8 Game Over! The End of Capitalism 133

Conclusion 155

A Quick Guide to Apocalyptic Investing 159

James Altucher's Apocalyptic Reading List 163

Index 167

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