This is an era of financial repression, where Government keeps interest rates below
inflation. The result is that the prudent saver is called upon to bail out the reckless
borrower. There are clear winners and losers. This book is about how to invest in
order to protect wealth. Traditional equity investments have not performed well.
This book is about the alternative investments that have, and will continue to do
so. It is for institutional portfolio managers, billionaire investors and anyone
with savings as well as anyone curious about why conventional economics has got it
Silver. Wine. Art. Gold. SWAG assets that share a similar asset DNA. Assets that
have risen in price materially over the last decade notwithstanding the bursting
of the internet bubble, the subsequent recession, the credit crisis, the deepest
recession in living memory and now the European sovereign debt crisis. Every investor
needs to explore the benefits of having some SWAG assets as a part of their savings.