Book Publicity Tour Brings New Perspective to the Global Economic Crisis

Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy

Authors: Peter Tanous and Jeff Cox
Publisher: Wiley

Financial analyst, Peter Tanous, and CNBC journalist, Jeff Cox, hired Newman Communications for a book publicity tour to promote their new book, Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy. As the events of the global economic crisis continue to unfold, Newman Communications helped Tanous and Cox act as a timely resource, able to discuss the ongoing troubling financial events. To date, Newman Communications has scheduled the authors with more than 50 media interviews. A sample of these hits include an article on AOL DailyFinance discussing how investors can prepare for a double-dip recession and another including Peter Tanous on Yahoo! Finance’s “The Daily Ticker,” discussing the dire outlook of inflation.

Book Description:

In Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy, Tanous and Cox discuss how the US is heading toward an unavoidable financial catastrophe that will paralyze the markets and the overall economy.

A timely must-read for all, the authors look at how the US landed in this black hole, how the crisis will continue to unfold, and how it will end with a stock market crash in 2012, if not sooner. Although Tanous and Cox do not predict the exact time, they do spell out the linear direction of this predictable crisis and provide the resources readers need to counter the effects of higher inflation.

About the Authors:

Peter Tanous is President of Lepercq Lynx Advisory of Washington, D.C., an SEC-registered investment advisory consulting firm. A graduate of Georgetown University, he serves on the university’s investment committee. Tanous’ book, Investment Gurus, published by Prentice Hall in 1997, received wide critical acclaim in financial circles and was chosen as a main selection of The Money Book Club. Other books include The Wealth Equation (Prentice Hall Press, 1999), Investment Visionaries (Penguin Group, 2003), and Kiplinger’s Build a Winning Portfolio (Kaplan Publishing, 2008). He co-authored (with Dr. Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore) The End of Prosperity, published by Simon & Schuster in October 2008. Peter Tanous serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards of directors. He lives in Washington D.C. with his wife, Ann.

Jeff Cox has been a journalist since 1987 and currently covers the markets and economy for and appears on CNBC broadcast. He also provides guest commentary for radio stations across the country, and his work has appeared in numerous publications and Web sites including, Yahoo Finance, and USA Today. Prior to coming to CNBC he worked at CNNMoney and before that as a senior editor and columnist for Pennsylvania newspapers. His work has been honored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association and New Jersey Press Association, and he has been a speaker at Columbia University’s journalism program. A Pennsylvania native, he is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and lives in Lower Mount Bethel, along the Delaware River, with his wife, Mary Ellen.

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