Shayne McGuire is the Director of Global Research at Teacher Retirement System of Texas, one of the nation’s largest pension funds with $ 115 billion in assets. With 15 years of international financial experience, McGuire has managed a $ 2 billion European equity portfolio and was ranked among the best Latin American analysts by Institutional Investor in 1995 and 1996. An avid gold investor, in recent years he has worked closely with Austin Rare Coins, one of the country’s leading precious metals companies. McGuire graduated from Fordham University and holds a Masters in History and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Austin, Texas with his family.
About the Author.
Part I. Our Debt. American Financial Risk Has Never Been Higher.
Chapter 1. The 65-Trillion-Dollar Wind Blowing From Our Futures.
Chapter 2. How Can Families Really Be Getting Richer By Borrowing More?
Chapter 3. Why the World Continues Lending (Most Of Its Savings) To Us.
Chapter 4. Relying on Foreigners: Our Economic Future May Be Out of Our Hands.
Part II. Our Homes: The Epicenter of American Economic Risk.
Chapter 5. Real Estate, This Decade's Economic Driver, Could Drive Us Into Recession.
Chapter 6. The Negative Amortization Mortgage Loan Is Born.
Chapter 7. Tighter Lending Standards and No Help From the Fed.
Chapter 8. The Great American Equity Cash-Out Is Coming to an End.
Chapter 9. Financial Culture Shock: Real Estate Investment Can Have a Negative Return.
Part III. Our Economy: The Longest Economic Boom Ever Is Probably Ending.
Chapter 10. Balance Sheet Recession: We Could Be Heading in a Japanese Direction.
Chapter 11. Smiling on the Lawnmower: Affluent Poverty.
Chapter 12. When the Fed Cuts Rates Again, Will the Dollar Finally Collapse?
Part IV. The Case For Owning Gold.
Chapter 13. Why The Time Is Right For Gold to Skyrocket.
Chapter 14. Stocks and Bonds Offer Little Compensation For Risk Today.
Chapter 15. Gold's Scarcity: New Sources of Demand and Falling Supply.
Part V. How To Buy Gold.
Chapter 16. When You Simply Want Financial Insurance.
Chapter 17. Mining Stocks, ETFs and GoldMoney.
Chapter 18. Rare Coins: A Bet On The Highest Possible Gains in Gold.
Chapter 19. Why Silver Might Outperform Gold.
Conclusion. Don't Be a Gold Bug: Sell When It Is Time To Sell.