"The Demise of the Dollar ... And Why It's Great for Your Investments examines the reasons for the dollar's current slide - including the nation's historic trade deficit, the Euro, government spending habits, globalization, and other international factors - and offers an up-close look at the Federal Reserve's attempts to "manage" the dollar's value." "Filled with in-depth insights, wry wit, and sound advice, The Demise of the Dollar ... And Why It's Great for Your Investments offers an inside glimpse of the reality of today's dollar and the impact its slide will have on the world's economies as well as your personal portfolio."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : rise of the great dollar standard
Ch. 1. The recession that wasn't
Ch. 2. Fictitious capitalism and the iPod economy
Ch. 3. Pathological consumption
Ch. 4. Short unhappy episodes in monetary history
Ch. 5. The helicopter theory, inflation, and the money in your wallet
Ch. 6. Attention to deficits disorder
Ch. 7. Alas, the demise of the dollar
Ch. 8. Crisis and opportunity in the twilight of the great dollar standard era.
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