Robert Wiedemer

Robert Wiedemer

Robert A. Wiedemer co-wrote the landmark book that predicted the current downturn in the economy in 2006,America's Bubble Economy, published by John Wiley. As Paul Farrell, Senior Investment Columnist at Dow Jones MarketWatch recently 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 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 Hedge Fund Journal, Euromoney, Barrons, Reuters, AP, and others.

He speaks to groups of investors, financial analysts and economists including the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, the World Bank, and the National Press Club. He is a frequent commentator on TV including CNBC and Fox Business News.

He graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in 1982 and from the University of Wisconsin with an MS in Marketing in 1988.