An intriguing look at how past market wisdom can help you survive and thrive during uncertain times
In Wealth, War & Wisdom, legendary Wall Street investor Barton Biggs reveals how the turning points of World War II intersected with market performance, and shows how these lessons can help the twenty-first-century investor comprehend our own perilous times as well as choose the best strategies for the modern market economy.
Through these pages, Biggs skillfully discusses the performance
of equities in both victorious and defeated countries, examines how
individuals preserved their wealth despite the ongoing battles, and
explores whether or not public equities were able to increase in
value and serve as a wealth preserver. Biggs also looks at how
other assets, including real estate and gold, fared during this
dynamic and devastating period, and offers valuable insights on
preserving one's wealth for future generations. With clear, concise
Wealth, War & Wisdom contains essential insights that will help you navigate modern financial markets during the uncertain times that will increasingly define this new century.