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In Economy & Markets Daily, the Dent Research team, featuring editors Harry Dent and Rodney Johnson use the power of demographic trends and consumer spending patterns to accurately identify economic booms and busts well ahead of the mainstream. Harry & Rodney believe demography is destiny. It is the future that has already been written. You just need to know how to read it.

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Opportunity: Gold On The Move

Opportunity: Gold On The Move

Paper assets are struggling this year. Both the S&P 500 and 10-year Treasurys are down around 3%. Meanwhile, gold prices are on the move. Shares of the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD) are up nearly 4% in 2018. And I’m forecasting another 7%-plus gain over the next two months. The once-loved precious metal was left for dead for the […]

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The Real Estate Bubble Looks Eerily Like Early 2006

The Real Estate Bubble Looks Eerily Like Early 2006

We called the real estate bubble top in late 2005, just before it began to burst in early 2006. So did Jim Stack, a newsletter writer in Whitefish Montana. Now Jim has a Housing Bubble Bellwether Barometer that’s flashing a sell signal after going up 80% last year. All our alarms are going off as […]

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Looks Just Like The Late Stage Internet Bubble Into 2000

Looks Just Like The Late Stage Internet Bubble Into 2000

Cycles reoccur throughout history, but they more rhyme than duplicate. Each bubble tends to get more extreme than the last one because there’s more wealth to chase it. Wealth is concentrated in the top 1% to 0.1% and grows exponentially (income does not). The greatest bubble of our lifetimes was the tech bubble in the […]

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Gold $5,000

Gold $5,000

No. I’m not flip-flopping! As I told subscribers to our Boom & Bust monthly newsletter in November, I stand by my forecast that gold must still lose about 65% of its current value before we hit the bottom of this latest commodity cycle, around 2020 or 2023. And when the markets unravel, as they must, gold will […]

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Is The Grass Getting Greener?

Is The Grass Getting Greener?

There are so many game-changers on the horizon that sometimes it’s difficult to keep up. Artificial intelligence. Self-driving cars. Virtual reality. Breakthroughs in energy storage. All of these can upend the status quo and change our daily lives for the better. But cannabis, the plant from which marijuana is derived, is in a class by […]

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When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

When Ugly Stocks Make For Great Investments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that retail stocks have been getting pounded in 2017. Just in the last couple of days, the stocks of Michael Kors and Express, Inc. have fallen off a cliff. Meanwhile, Amazon.com recently hit $1,000 for the first time and is riding a strong uptrend. The Amazonization of […]

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The Case Against Gold

The Case Against Gold

Early last week, you may have seen Harry’s latest message about gold (and silver too). He’s got some pretty strong evidence that the metals are due to take a tumble. In fact, he said now would be a good time to drop any gold you’re still holding. “Get rid of it,” he said, and he […]

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A Four-Step Retirement Plan

A Four-Step Retirement Plan

Ahhhh retirement! Most of us would love to be on a beach somewhere right now sipping a frothy Bahama Mama. But very few of us want to put in the right kind of effort to get us there. Retirement may seem way off in the distant future or even simply an unreachable destination. But, we […]

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Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011 – the last major commodity to peak in the 30-year cycle that first peaked in mid-2008. Silver peaked in late April 2011, after retesting its […]

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U.S. Home Prices Are Hitting Peak Bubble Territory

U.S. Home Prices Are Hitting Peak Bubble Territory

Two weeks ago, I wrote about an upcoming New York City condominium listing for $250 million. I mention this because, as I’ve explained before, it’s always the tallest buildings and priciest condos to get hit during major downturns. Just look at the early 1930s and mid-1970s marking peak bubbles if you don’t believe me! You’ll […]

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