Ride the Wave

Ride the Wave : Taking Control in a Turbulent Financial Age

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The ride will be dangerous, but rewarding.Think the NASDAQ crash was tough? Just wait. In Ride the Wave, Dr. Sherry Cooper-global economic strategist, regular CNBC guest, and former Fed economist-shows how yesterdays predictable business cycles have been replaced with a spiraling, unending roller coaster. Yes, says Cooper, we are in the early stages of a long boom: in 20 years, the world will be a far wealthier place. But there will be big losers, too: those who cant handle the terrifying volatility thats coming too. Cooper shows you whats coming, why its coming, and what you should do to profit from tomorrows opportunities--and manage tomorrows daunting risks. Hypergrowth in the Internet in 2003Will you be ready for the real Internet and e-commerce revolution? The synchronized global economyWhat globalization really means-and what it will meanSex and the economyThe massive, hidden economic implications of demographic shiftsNanotech, biotech, photonics, fuel cells, and beyondThe next disruptive technologies-and the massive opportunities they portendMe, Inc. Building your own personal brand in the age of acceleration and turbulence.Todays road to financial securityWhat you mustshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 161.54 x 236.98 x 28.7mm | 684.92g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • FINANCIAL TIMES PRENTICE HALL
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130670863
  • 9780130670861

Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. I. SPIRAL UP, SPIRAL DOWN. Old and New Economy Distinction Blur. Shock Treatment - The Stock Market Collapse. II. TECHNOLOGY EXPLOSION. The Internet Revolution - It Is Still Early Days. The Best Is Yet to Come - The Knowledge Explosion. III. THE INFORMATION AGE ECONOMY. Creative Synergies - The Amazing Expansion. The Nasdaq Bubble. The Slowdown Comes. Maybe the New Economy Isn't So New. IV. GLOBALIZATION. The Synchronized Global Economy. Global Capitalism - Problems and Promises. The Global Leader in the Technology Revolution - Will the Lead Narrow? The U.S. Demographic Advantage. V. REALIZING YOUR POTENTIAL IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD. Taking Personal Responsibility. The Road to Financial Security. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index.show more

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"Sherry Copper is a dynamo - bright, savvy and plugged into the heart of our turbulent economimc times." - Don Tapscott, co founder of Digit 4sight and co-author of Digital Capital: Harnessing the power of buisness webs. "I need Sherry because she keeps me up on the implications on the New Economy, and she provides a good read in the process" - The Honorable Paul Volker, former chairman of the federal reserve boardshow more

About Sherry Cooper

DR. SHERRY COOPER is Global Economic Strategist and Executive Vice-President of Harris Bank (Chicago) and Bank of Montreal (Toronto). She is in constant demand as a speaker and writer because of her ability to demystify the complexities of economics and investment strategy.Dr. Cooper has an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh where she was awarded a Mellon Fellowship. After five years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., she joined the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) as Director of Financial Economics. Since 1983, she has been Chief Economist of BMO Nesbitt Burns, a leading Canadian investment dealer. Dr. Cooper, a former member of the Barron's Economic Roundtable, is a frequent guest on CNBC and CNN and is widely quoted in leading business and investment publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, and Investors Business Daily. She is the author of the bestseller The Cooper Files: A Practical Guide to Your Financial Future.show more

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