• The Great Devaluation

  • How to Embrace, Prepare, and Profit from the Coming Global Monetary Reset
  • By: Adam Baratta
  • Narrated by: Adam Baratta
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (124 ratings)

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By: Adam Baratta
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Number one business best seller (Wall Street Journal, Amazon, USA Today

The Great Devaluation may be one of the most timely books ever written on the state of the global economy. Baratta sums it up simply enough with the following idea: "What seems crazy in normal times becomes necessary in a crisis."

The Great Devaluation is the number one best-selling book that explains why the real crisis facing the world today is not the coronavirus. The real crisis facing the world is explosive government debt and deficits. Governments are now left with no choice but to spend more than they make, borrow more than they can ever repay, and devalue their currencies to cover it all up.

Former Hollywood storyteller Adam Baratta brings monetary policy to life in this follow-up to his national best seller Gold Is a Better Way. You'll learn how and why Federal Reserve polices have facilitated an explosion in government debt and have systematically undermined the world financial system in the name of profit. The result? An out-of-control system where financial inequality has become a ticking time bomb set to blow up the global economy. 

©2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2021 Gildan Media

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Blames Trump for not taking the pandemic seriously

I was closely watching the Wuflu in January and February. The best researchers showed it was a man made virus that came from a lab in wuhan. Trump responded appropriately and more serious than any other politician or organization, including the WHO. The corruption and propaganda run deep and have obviously skewed reality for the author and thus, I can't finish the entire book as the author lost my trust. He does not have good judgment or sense for facts but parrots corrupt media messages.

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same old story.

not much of any new information. the book is based on old history that can be found in any historical book or blog. wish the author could had added new additional information that was useful for this type of era.

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The elephant in the room.

Good information overall with one important omission. Ever heard of Bitcoin?
He obviously has a bias for gold but how can you write this book and not mention bitcoin?

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Haphazzard collection of facts

If you are looking for a repititious collection of undocumented facts loosely strung together with the authors life experience analogies then this is your book. For me there is not a well defined problem, analysis and certainly no solution. I guess buy his other book about buying gold, which is the solution for everthing.

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Interesting but not compelling

The author provides a useful background into financial history and convincingly points out some pitfalls in the current economy. Unfortunately he repeats himself a lot, and fails to make the case for his underlying thesis, that gold investments will outperform the market in the future. No doubt he’s a true believer, who just happens to own a lot of gold himself.

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Gold broker gone wild

The author has a precious metals firm and this book is a thinly veiled multi-hour commercial about why your only choice for the future is to buy gold.

Some parts of the book the boom are an interesting view of history and how central banks have a questionable part in the economic cycles we all are subjected to. Unfortunately, the author mixes in his own unqualified opinions with facts to weave a picture of a dystopian future that can be avoided with, you guessed it, gold ownership. Much of the author’s prognostications have already proven hopelessly wrong like “the Fed will never raise rates again”.

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amazing. a modern day prophet

read it if you want to see where we are headed and how not to end up in the poor house

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Very Convincing

I can’t help but wonder, If gold is such a great investment, why do they spend money advertising to buy gold? Shouldn’t they use that advertising money to buy more gold??

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Heard Some of It Before

I've heard some of this before so I only gave it four stars . But there are some things I haven't heard before, and that makes it a worthwhile listen.

The narration performance is very good.

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The Ability to See Through The Gov’s Steady Diet of Lies

I’m 24 years old, I’m working 2 jobs to pay for my masters degree (as bachelors are slowly becoming devalued) rather than take out a loan I’ll never be able to pay off. Prior to reading this book homeownership and other non-paper investment plans seemed ludicrously out of reach for me.

I am now looking into to the future with renewed eyes as I can now clearly understand what has happened in the past. I am now able to plan and (to an extent) predict the US economy more meticulously and prepare myself for the coming storm while staying a float. This book is terrifying and stimulating as it absolutely should be.

The world needs to read this book.

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  • 11-08-21

interesting

I liked it but q is where is bitcoin as it already doing everything what he promising for gold... also Paul Tudor jones quote about gold is ok but in this case he should quote him on bitcoin too✌️

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  • 05-31-21

Eye opening

I'm so happy I have listened to this book and also gold is the better way. Maybe it should have been called the gold is the best way and the gold is the Only way. Either way, this booked confirmed to me what I already believed in. Thanks a lot for putting it out there! 😊

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  • ZOI
  • 02-27-21

Thoroughly enjoyed the book

Really good listen
Allowed me to better understand currency itself it’s true purpose within the system

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  • Paul Brophy
  • 08-29-22

Factually incorrect, bad timing and terribly written

Nothing unique here, it’s rehashing the same stories. Basic facts are wrong such as stating BBB is a junk bond, which it is not.
Wasted 30mins of my life scanning through this rubbish to find anything interesting.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-31-22

It’s OK, and there are better ones

I’ve been trying to find a source that digs deeper on how the global gold/silver price is artificially kept down by authorities. Attracted by this book’s title, it barely scratches the surface.
And it seems the author hasn’t fully comprehend the sink role of crypto that is absorbing the inflation effect.
You won’t learn much from this book if you’ve already read <The Creature From Jekyll Island> and <Tragedy and Hope>, which are both on another level.

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  • Debra Hamilton
  • 11-24-21

Brilliant insight

Listening to it repeatedly, so much to take in and well explained. A must read for anyone following current world events.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-06-21

A must read for anyone uneasy about the world.

a great insite how the world economy machine works and where we could be heading. 10 out of 10 should read