Hedge your bets before the American Economy pops.

This is a 35 minute interview with Eric Janszen, who founded iTulip.com.
He puts forward the case that the dollar will continue to loose value and Americans experience hyper-inflation as a result of their massive trade deficit and the bursting of the housing bubble there is one of the portents of an upcoming re-adjustment in their economy.

"America’s Bubble Economy: Profit When It Pops"
financialsense.com/Experts/2006/Janszen.html

Hypothetical question - Imagine you live in 1928 and have a hunch about what is likely to to happen to the economy over the following 5 years, what measures would you take to protect yourself?

Hypothetical question - Imagine you live in 1928 and have a hunch about what is likely to to happen to the economy over the following 5 years, what measures would you take to protect yourself?

Doing exactly what I’m doing now.

  1. Selling off my property
  2. Paying off any debt
  3. Moving some cash out of the stock market
  4. Filling my mattress with cash
  5. Sit back and watch the fireworks

With Sterling now falling to GBP/EUR 0.97044 according to Xe.com today,
I just wonder if a lot of Irish investors in the UK hedged their bets at the right time!
Would they have borrowed in sterling or euro - hope they’re not leveraged in euro - ouch!

[ of all property investors in the UK are now Irish

](https://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2006/apr/09/theobserver.internationalnews)