Here market analyst Chris Martenson tells us to prepare:
'To prepare responsibly, you should do it before a crisis hits, when there are plenty of goods, food, and other necessities available for purchase'.
Admittedly his article is written for an American audience, and in the two days since he wrote it, the stock market seems to be on the way up again. Nevertheless he thinks quantitative easing III is now inevitable, further devaluing the dollar and weakening the ponzi-scheme that is the global economy.
You may feel like a fool buying up all the tins of baked beans in Sainsbury's, but you might be grateful for them sooner than you think: