It's Not as Bad as You Think by Brian S. Wesbury
Why Capitalism Trumps Fear and the Economy Will Thrive

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An upbeat antidote to the gloom and doom forecasts of thefinancial future

Just about everyone is worried about the economy and markets.And the fear is that they will stay down for a long time. But a fewbrave voices say that the gloom and doom forecasts are just toopessimistic. Reality is that entrepreneurs don't give up. Historyis pretty clear, every time the economy is thought to be done, wornout, finished, it bounces back and heads to new highs. In fact, theeconomy and the markets-counter to conventional wisdom-have startedto improve in the first half of 2009. Even housing is showing somesigns of life.

With It's Not as Bad as You Think, Brian Wesbury, rankedas one of the top economic forecasters by the Wall StreetJournal and USA Today, shows you that while thefinancial future may be hard to predict, it will ultimately beprofitable over the long haul. In this easy-to-follow and engagingforecast of the future, Wesbury takes a look at the good, the bad,and the ugly-and debunks the pouting pundits of pessimism to showyou how to prosper now and in the future.

An optimistic look at the economy and the markets written byone of today's foremost financial forecastersPresents a roadmap to seek opportunities in all the panicShows you how to analyze economic indicators and governmentpolicy to grow your wealth so you don't lose by hiding under thebed

A breath of fresh air, Wesbury's objectivity and optimismprovide welcome relief to the daily bad news stories, as he sets usall up to capitalize on tomorrow's great possibilities.


About Brian S. Wesbury

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Brian S. Wesbury is Chief Economist at First TrustAdvisors LP, a financial services firm with over $23 billion under management. He writes frequently for the American Spectator magazine, serves as the magazine's Economics Editor, and is often a contributor to the Wall Street Journal editorial page. Wesbury was ranked as the nation's number one forecaster by the Wall Street Journal in 2001, and USA Today ranked him as one of the nation's top ten forecasters in 2004. Wesbury received an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA in economics from the University of Montana. His most recent writings can be found at
Published November 3, 2009 by Wiley. 225 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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