Skip to comments.2010 & 2011 predictions: Pray hard that these are wrong
Posted on 05/20/2010 7:35:12 AM PDT by Neville72
First 6 months of 2010, Americans will continue to live in the 'unreality' the period between July and October is when the financial fireworks will begin. The Fed will act unilaterally for its own survival irrespective of any political implications (source is from insider at FED meetings). In the last quarter of the year we could even see Martial law, which is more likely for the first 6 months of 2011. The FDIC will collapse in September 2010. Commercial real estate is set to implode in 2010. Wall Street believes there is a 100% chance of crash in bond market, especially municipals sometime during 2010. The dollar will be devalued by the end of 2010.
Terrorist attacks and the "Crash of 2010". 40% devaluation at first = the greatest depression, worse than the Great Depression.
In the summer of 1998, based on classified data about the state of the U.S. economy and society supplied to him by fellow FAPSI analysts, Panarin forecast the probable disintegration of the USA into six parts in 2010 (at the end of June start of July 2010, as he specified on 10 December 2000
Have projected that the third and final stage of the economic collapse will begin sometime in 2010. Barring some kind of financial miracle, or the complete dissolution of the Federal Reserve, a snowballing implosion should become visible by the end of this year. The behavior of the Fed, along with that of the IMF seems to suggest that they are preparing for a focused collapse, peaking within weeks or months instead of years, and the most certain fall of the dollar.
July and onward things get very strange. Revolution. Dollar dead by November 2010.
2010 Outlook from a group of 25 European Economists with a 90% accuracy rating- We anticipate a sudden intensification of the crisis in the second half of 2010, caused by a double effect of a catching up of events which were temporarily « frozen » in the second half of 2009 and the impossibility of maintaining the palliative remedies of past years. There is a perfect (economic) storm coming within the global financial markets and inevitable pressure on interest rates in the U.S. The injection of zero-cost money into the Western banking system has failed to restart the economy. Despite zero-cost money, the system has stalled. It is slowly rolling over into the next big down wave, which in Elliott Wave terminology will be Super Cycle Wave Three, or in common language, "THE BIG ONE, WHERE WE ALL GO OVER THE FALLS TOGETHER."
Forecasts on the economy. He sees the real estate market continuing to decline, and advised people to invest in precious metals and commodities, as well as keeping cash at home in a safe place in case of bank closures. The stock market, after peaking in March or April (around 10,850), will fall all the way down to somewhere between 2450 and 4125 during the next leg down.
Harry Dent (investor)
A very likely second crash by late 2010. The coming depression (starts around the summer of 2010). Dent sees the stock marketcurrently benefiting from upward momentum and peppier economic activityheaded for a very brief and pleasant run that could lift the Dow to the 10,700-11,500 range from its current level of about 10.090. But then, he sees the market running into a stone wall, which will be followed by a nasty stock market decline (starting in early March to late April) that could drive down the Dow later this year to 3,000-5,000, with his best guess about 3,800.
Richard Russell (Market Expert)
(from 2/3/10) says the bear market rally is in the process of breaking up and panic is on the way. He sees a full correction of the entire rise from the 2002 low of 7,286 to the bull market high of 14,164.53 set on October 9, 2007. The halfway level of retracement was 10,725. The total retracement was to 6,547.05 on March 9, 2009. He now sees the Dow falling to 7,286 and if that level does not hold, I see it sinking to its 1980-82 area low of Dow 1,000. The current action is the worst he has ever seen. (Bob Chapman says for Russell to make such a startling statement is unusual because he never cries wolf and is almost never wrong)
Niño Becerra (Professor of Economics)
Predicted in July 2007 that what was going to happen was that by mid 2010 there is going to be a crisis only comparable to the one in 1929. From October 2009 to May 2010 people will begin to see things are not working out the way the government thought. In May of 2010, the crisis starts with all its force and continues and strengthens throughout 2011. He accurately predicted the current recession and market crash to the month
WALL STREET JOURNAL- (2/2010)
"You are witnessing a fundamental breakdown of the American dream, a systemic breakdown of our democracy and our capitalism, a breakdown driven by the blind insatiable greed of Wall Street: Dysfunctional government, insane markets, economy on the brink. Multiply that many times over and see a world in total disarray. Ignore it now, tomorrow will be too late."
There is no precedence for the panic and chaos that will occur in 2010. The global food supply/demand picture has NEVER been so out of balance. The 2010 food crisis will rearrange economic, financial, and political order of the world, and those who arent prepared will suffer terrible losses As the dollar loses most of its value, America's savings will be wiped out. The US service economy will disintegrate as consumer spending in real terms (ie: gold or other stable currencies) drops like a rock, bringing unemployment to levels exceeding the great depression. Public health services/programs will be cut back, as individuals will have no savings/credit/income to pay for medical care. Value of most investments will be wiped out. The US debt markets will freeze again, this time permanently. There will be no buyers except at the most drastic of firesale prices, and inflation will wipe away value before credit markets have any chance at recovery. The panic in 2010 will see the majority of derivatives end up worthless. Since global derivatives markets operate on the assumption of the continued stable value of the dollar and short term US debt, using derivatives to bet against the dollar is NOT a good idea. The panic in 2010 will see the majority of derivatives end up worthless. The dollar's collapse will rob US consumers of all purchasing power, and any investment depend on US consumption will lose most of its value.
Alpha-Omega Report (Trends Forecast)
Going into 2010, the trends seemed to lead nowhere or towards oblivion. Geo-politically, the Middle East was and is trending towards some sort of military clash, most likely by mid-year, but perhaps sooner At the moment, it seems 2010 is shaping up to be a year of absolute chaos. We see trends for war between Israel and her neighbors that will shake every facet of human activity In the event of war, we see all other societal trends being thoroughly disrupted Iran will most likely shut off the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf. This will have immense consequences for the worlds economy.
Oil prices will skyrocket into the stratosphere and become so expensive that worlds economies will collapse..There are also trend indicators along economic lines that point to the potential for a total meltdown of the worlds financial system with major crisis points developing with the change of each quarter of the year. 2010 could be a meltdown year for the worlds economy, regardless of what goes on in the Middle East.
Robin Landry (Market Expert)
I believe we are headed to new market highs between 10780-11241 over the next few months. The most likely time frame for the top is the April-May area. Remember the evidence IMHO still says we are in a bear market rally with a major decline to follow once this rally ends.
Note to self, more time at the range.
“First 6 months of 2010, Americans will continue to live in the ‘unreality’”
None of these predictions are wrong - the question is, can the central bankers engage in some new form of trickery to stave off the inevitable for a few more months or years? They may have more schemes in mind that we aren’t yet aware of.
Have a nice day.
Most of this will happn. Hope you have all taken heed and are prepared.
Good time to start a Mars colony...
They are running out of stimulus money.
So, the big question is: how many of those financial types (investors, market gurus) have heavy short positions on the market? That will be the big differentiator between fearmongers and real prophets.
Just what Obama will need to declare the elections on “Hold” due to emergency actions.
Stuwart Varney was on FOX this morning saying that the democrats are quietly building support for a union pension bailout of 168 billion dollars.
Don’t suppose the unions will be protesting in front of the homes of union officials do you?
Gas, canned goods, bullets and antibiotics.
So, other than gold (which will likely be confiscated if these predictions come true)where does one invest their 401(k) funds to protect against dollar devaluation?
and maybe time ot go back to this “tinhat” thread from 2008 and consider what has happened since
The scary thing is that considering the global financial and geopolitical environment any of these scenarios are plausible.
Americans aren’t made like they were during the Great Depression. Going without cable television is considered a hardship these days. And food comes from the grocery store...
Picture Katrina on a national scale.
BOY! Have you ever made my day.
Check out the comments at end of article by “Luc”- interesting scenario of what european central bankers may be planning
Fascinating- be prepared
“Just what Obama will need to declare the elections on Hold due to emergency actions.”
We won’t wait for the referendum to be re instituted at a later date.
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