A Decade of Delusions

From Speculative Contagion to the Great Recession
Product Number: EB00062507
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118078167
Publisher: Wiley
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Description

The proven strategies rational investors require for success in an irrational market When the dot-com and real estate bubbles of the 1990s and 2000s burst, few were spared the financial fallout. So, how did an investment advisory firm located in Elkhart, Indiana-one of the cities hit hardest by the economic downturns-not only survive, but also thrive during the highly contagious speculative pandemics. By remaining rational. In A Decade of Delusions: From Speculative Contagion to the Great Recession, Frank Martin founder of Elkhart, Indiana's Martin Capital Management offers a riveting and real-time insider's look at the two bubbles, and reflects on how investors can remain rational even when markets are anything but. -Outlines strategies the average investor can use to wade through the endless news, information, and investment advice that bombards them -Describes the epidemic of market speculation that gradually infects feverish investors -Details how investors can spare themselves the emotional devastation and accompanying paralysis resulting from shocking financial losses Investors are still reeling from the instability in the market. A Decade of Delusions: From Speculative Contagion to the Great Recession provides the information investors need to achieve safety, liquidity, and yield.

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Original Publish Date: Apr 18, 2011

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