is the Executive Publisher of Agora Financial, an investment research firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. Agora publishes The Daily Reckoning
, a financial newsletter with more than 500,000 readers in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, and is translated daily into French, German, and Spanish (www.dailyreckoning.com). It has received praise from mainstream publications, including Money
, New York Times Magazine
, and MarketWatch.com
. Mr. Wiggin is the author of the original edition of The Demise of the Dollar
. He is also the Executive Producer and a writer of I.O.U.S.A., a feature-length documentary film nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. The film is inspired by the international bestsellers Financial Reckoning Day
and Empire of Debt
, which he coauthored with Bill Bonner.
Chuck Butler is the President of EverBank World Markets (www.everbank.com) and author of The Daily Pfennig, a riveting daily wrap-up of the currency markets.
INTRODUCTION: Fall of the Great Dollar Standard.
Chapter 1: The "Recovery" That Wasn't.
Chapter 2: Fictitious Capitalism and the iPod Economy.
Chapter 3: Pathological Consumption.
Chapter 4: Short Unhappy Episodes in Monetary History.
Chapter 5: The Helicopter Theory, Inflation, and the Money in Your Wallet.
Chapter 6: Attention to Deficits Disorder.
Chapter 7: Alas, the Demise of the Dollar.
Chapter 8: Crisis and Opportunity in the Twilight of the Great Dollar Standard Era.