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Addison Wiggin

Addison Wiggin is founder and executive publisher of Agora Financial LLC, an independent economic forecasting and financial research firm. He and Bill Bonner began writing the firm’s flagship Daily Reckoning in the midst of the tech boom and bust. It was one of the first widely distributed email newsletters on the Internet. The publication’s critical eye on finance and economics continues today. He’s also creator and editorial director of Agora Financial’s daily missive The 5 Min. Forecast.

Addison is a three time best-selling author. He co-authored two international best-sellers Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt with Bill Bonner. He has followed the fate of the world’s reserve currency through two other books: NYTimes best-seller Demise of the Dollar and The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar in the John Wiley & Sons “Little Book” series. All of Addison’s books have been republished in subsequent editions and have been translated into a dozen languages.

Mr. Wiggin was executive producer and writer of the acclaimed documentary I.O.U.S.A., following an 18-month journey around the U.S., to Europe and China, covering the rise of America’s debt crisis. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, the 2009 Critics Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature and was also shortlisted for a 2009 Academy Award. He’s author of the film’s companion book, I.O.U.S.A. One Nation. In Debt. Under Stress.

His work has been recognized by The Economist, The New York Times Magazine, Worth, The Washington Post. He has appeared on major network news outlets like ABC News, CNN, Fox Business and CBS Sunday Morning.


2 Ways To Play America’s New Cold War

When a U.S. politician utters the words "potential adversary," it's a pretty safe bet their talking about China. And as the Middle Kingdom continues to expand - and the possibility of a new "cold war" heats up - there a few investment sectors set to prosper. Today Addison Wiggin shows you two of them. Read on...

A 3-Level Strategy to Spend Less on Living

Pay no attention to the Fed. Inflation in the U.S. is alive and well. And while its negative effects are difficult to avoid altogether, it's certainly possible to mitigate them. Addison Wiggin explains how, using one strategy, you can better insulate yourself from the inflationary future the U.S. is destined to realize. Read on...

3 Ways to Make Your Portfolio Inflation-Proof

Good news! Inflation is so low it practically doesn't exist. Never mind that prices of your daily goods (i.e. milk and bread) continue to shoot upwards. Those prices are far too volatile to consider seriously. They clearly don't matter. No, no... Rest easy. Your purchasing power is safe. So sayeth the Fed.