How to Get Rich In Dollars

by Johnny Debacle

Dear Wisdom of Crowds,

I need help writing my new book, “How to Get Rich in Dollars,” and I am trying to think of alternative titles so I could daisy chain them together with “or” to make my book seem more coolest. Current ideas include:

  • How to Get Poor in Euros
  • All Your US Asset Is Belong To Me
  • Permacycle
  • 4,763 Ways to Skin an Asset Bubble
  • Love in the Time of Non-Existent Reported Inflation
  • Pootie Tang II

This is an imaginary book on real issues, so I expect an especially helpful amount of help from those who can help.

Thanks in advance.

Yours truly,
Johnny Debacle

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  1. mini ballerette.
    September 28th, 2007 | 3:14 pm

    or How to Hedge your risk by turning tricks at Jimmyz

  2. JT
    September 28th, 2007 | 4:40 pm

    “…or How I stopped worrying and learned to love the Fed”

  3. Poseidon
    September 28th, 2007 | 4:43 pm

    or How to get rich first shorting dollars, then long euros, short euros, long yen, short yen, and long dollars, to get poor and rich in dollars
    or How the Fed missed Econ 101
    or Inflation Schminflation
    or How Big Ben just screwed my kid
    or Getting rich by photocopying fiat cash
    or How Milton Friedman got it right, wait who?
    or (Get ready for this, most coolest)How to apply league table manipulations to inflation indexes

  4. :)
    September 28th, 2007 | 4:58 pm

    Invest in pulp paper futures because helicopter bernanke is going to shower us all!

  5. September 28th, 2007 | 7:12 pm

    Buy a shredder…So you can shred your worthless truckloads of dollars

  6. Peace
    September 28th, 2007 | 7:51 pm

    Lemme tell ya, Bernanke has cost me some dollas today (and it’s a quarter end, no doubt)
    The best way to get rich in US$$ is to be long until noon on Monday, Oct 1. Then, put everything into a Yen and forget about it until a Clinton gets elected. Kapish?

  7. w00t
    September 28th, 2007 | 11:41 pm

    the title All Your US Asset Is Belong To Me should actually be All Your US Asset Are Belong To Me.

  8. September 29th, 2007 | 1:43 am

    Try: “The Connecticut Yankee Was Right.”

  9. hat tip
    September 29th, 2007 | 5:48 am

    Poseiden – well played. i love that everyone hates the dollar. the real big problem is expected inflation. this site should be the fed measure of expected inflation. you guys all think it’s under control right?

  10. Kilian
    September 30th, 2007 | 10:57 am

    From Russia With the Lovebone

  11. Ignatius
    September 30th, 2007 | 8:10 pm

    Even as economists have derided the U.S. dollar as heading toward parity with Monopoly money, Monopoly money itself has held its value with marked consistency.

    Price of Boardwalk in 1950: m$400
    Price of Boardwalk in 2007: m$400
    Concurrent decline in the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar: 87%

    Long Milton Bradley. And by that I mean the gamemaker, not the outfielder; but also long black moms with a sense of humor.