Agent: John Silbersack
In 2006 Mr. Wiedemer wrote the landmark book that predicted the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath, AMERICA’S BUBBLE ECONOMY, published by John Wiley. As Paul Farrell, Senior Investment Columnist at Dow Jones MarketWatch, said “In short, AMERICA’S BUBBLE ECONOMY’s prediction, though ignored, was accurate.” Kiplinger’s chose it as one of the best business books of 2006.
His following book, AFTERSHOCK, was published by John Wiley in November 2009. It was chosen by Smart Money magazine as one of the five best investment books of 2009. Aftershock Second Edition was published in August 2011 and became a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller.
AFTERSHOCK has also received widespread international interest. It has become a bestseller in Korea and has also been translated into Chinese and Japanese. AFTERSHOCK and AMERICA’S BUBBLE ECONOMY have been the subject of articles in the major press including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Hedge Fund Journal, Euromoney, Barrons, Reuters, AP, and others.
The audio version of AFTERSHOCK Second Edition was nominated for an Audie Award as one of the five best business audio books of 2011.
Mr. Wiedemer’s fourth book, THE AFTERSHOCK INVESTOR, was released in September 2012 and is a Wall Street Journal Bestseller. THE AFTERSHOCK INVESTOR Second Edition was released in October 2013 and AFTERSHOCK Third Edition was released in April 2014. AFTERSHOCK Fourth Edition was released in June 2015. Combined Mr. Wiedemer’s books have sold almost 1 million copies.
Robert Wiedemer speaks to groups of investors, financial analysts and economists including many family office associations, the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, SIFMA, CFA Societies (Chicago and San Francisco), the World Bank, the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, and the National Press Club, of which he is a member.
He is a frequent commentator on TV, including CNBC and Fox Business News.
Mr. Wiedemer holds a Series 65 (Registered Investment Advisor) and a Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Business.