About Robert A. Wiedemer
Robert Wiedemer is President and CEO of the Foresight Group, a macroeconomic forecasting and risk assessment firm that helps investors and businesses make better decisions through better economic forecasts.
Mr. Wiedemer has been the driving force behind the economics team that predicted the current downturn in the economy in 2006 with their landmark book, America's Bubble Economy. His following book, AFTERSHOCK, was published in 2008 by John Wiley & Sons. It was chosen by Smart Money magazine as one of the five best investment books of 2009. AFTERSHOCK and America's Bubble Economy have been the subject of articles in the major press including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Hedge Fund Journal, Euromoney, Barron's, Reuters, AP, Bottom Line and others. AFTERSHOCK and AFTERSHOCK-Second Edition have sold over 500,000 copies.
His latest book, The Aftershock Investor, was first published in September 2012, and achieved Wall Street Journal bestseller status in about one month. The expanded second edition of the book was published in early 2014.
Robert Wiedemer speaks to groups of investors, financial analysts and economists including the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, the World Bank, the CFA Society of San Francisco and the National Press Club. He is a frequent commentator on TV including CNBC's "Squawk Box" and Fox Business News . . . and is a long-time Monex customer.