Endgame details the Debt Supercycle and the sovereign debt crisis, and shows that, while there are no good choices, the worst choice would be to ignore the. I have been thinking a lot about how the credit crisis evolved into the sovereign debt crisis, and how it all ends. What will a world look like as a. Endgame – The End Of The Debt Supercycle And How It Changes Everything by John Mauldin and Jonathan Tepper was published earlier this.

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A “must read” for Financial Professionals and anyone managing money over the next 10 years Just finished this book and I really enjoyed it.

Endgame: The End of the Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything

Greece isn’t the only country drowning in debt. I suffered through this one because I really felt I needed to understand the global economy. There are a few accusations here that I’m quite skeptical of, but the premise is pretty common sense: I read a great deal of economic commentary, and in this context I found several aspects of John’s book most useful supercycpe enjoyable.

What a mess we’ve gotten ourselves into!

As a kid, I was a bit of a nerd. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Political posturing without funding previous bills only erodes trust. Act II has now begun.

If interest rates are supercyfle than the growth rate there is no way to stabilize the debt owed. I can handle math and statistics well enough, but I am certainly not very well-versed in economics.

Endgame provides a framework for making those choices. With my friend and partner Turi Munthe, we founded Demotix, a citizen-journalism website and photo agency that received photographs from freelance journalists and amateurs and marketed them to the mainstream media. The approach Mauldin and Tepper take is to lay out scenarios from bad to worse: A few quotes here and there are fine to make your point, but this was just a little too much when sometimes a full page is a quoted passage.


None of those are good.

The author does break from the conservative and libertarian principles in suggesting a rise in the gas tax until the United States is energy-independent.

Lower trend growth, and 3. While it does focus on the US economy, it provides a worldwide tour of similar debt crises, ranging from Japan, to UK, to Hungary, Greece and endggame Baltics. Sovereign government debt levels are important. The book did not disappoint. Jul 30, Thomas Enndgame rated it did not like it. When using these three ‘lenses’ to view any particular macroeconomic situation, patterns begin to emerge and make themselves much more clear. Germany has been thriving because the world has been buying its goods; 3.

ENDGAME: The End of the Debt SuperCycle & How It Changes Everything

eebt Mauldin and Tepper have a low confidence in the ability of Western central banks, including the U. The three large structural changes in the U. The fact that Hong Kong appears next to Australia in The Economist table of property ‘overvaluation’ sloppily, no date on the chart and no proper reference to the criteria used is no coincidence.

The status quo is unsustainable; 6. Showing of reviews. There skpercycle a problem filtering reviews right now. This book receives a whole enndgame of attention, and the coverage made me feel somewhat lacking in the sense that I had not yet read that book, so it may be advisable to read Reinhart and Rogoff first. I’m a science-and-engineering guy. The author of endgame often criticizes the efficient market model driven economists in favor of an accounting, common sense mindset.


Endgame: The End of the Debt SuperCycle and How It Changes Everything [Book]

Economics is a very difficult topic I just think this book deserves a clean-up edit. Jul 01, Eric Wurm rated it it was ok. Oh, and if you live in Greece or Spain? I have worked in cardiology for thirty-four years and the primary problem is people have been neglecting their healthcare for decades. Mauldin and Tepper point out that there is no way to know in advance when bondholders will suddenly lose confidence in the ability of a government to pay its debt, even if that debt is denominated in a currency that the government can print pp.

Endgame: The End of the Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything by Jonathan Tepper

The Beginning of the End 15 Chapter 2: No reasonably foreseeable rate of economic growth will overcome the structural deficit associated with these three major programs. Maudlin describes Japan as a bug in search of a windshield. Related Posts Nutrition Part 2: How this plays out against US profligacy is perhaps a topic for another book, but it is highly relevant to the subject at hand. I now understand what filler is. As John Mauldin and Jonathan Tepper deftly illustrate in this controversial audio book, the crisis was more than a half-century in the making.

What an ugly metaphor!

In a nutshell, the authors suoercycle there are exactly three things a country can do when its debt becomes unmanageable: Mauldin makes for a better teacher than any professor I ever had in college.