HOW ACCURATE ARE MARKET PREDICTIONS BY SO CALLED FINANCIAL EXPERTS?
IN THE 1980’S
NEWSWEEK: THE DEATH OF EQUITIES
TIME: THE DEBT BOMB IS HERE
TIME: THE CRASH!
But, $10,000 invested in a U.S. stock Index fund in 1979 would have become more than $50,000 ten years later…
IN THE 1990’S:
TIME: RECESSION HIGH ANXIETY
WJ: WAR LOOMS MARKETS TANK – THE COMING COLLAPSE OF THE US
FORBES: BEARISH ON AMERICA
MS: SELL ALL US STOCKS!
BARRON: APOCALYPSE SOON
MONEY MAGAZINE: SELL STOCKS NOW
FORTUNE: CRASH OF ’98
But, $10,000 invested in a U.S. stock index fund in 1990 would have become more than $60,000 ten years later…
And, a $10,000 invested in a U.S. stock index fund in 1979 would have become more than $250,000 twenty years later…
IN THE 2010’S:
ECONOMIST: BUBBLE WARNING
BANKS KEEP FAILING
THE WORST DEBT CRISIS
BARRON: HOW THE BULL MARKET WILL END
FORTUNE: THE END IS NEAR
But, $10,000 invested in a U.S. stock index fund in 2009 would have become more almost $50,000 ten years later…
IN THE 2020’S:
TIME: THE NEXT GLOBAL DEPRESSION IS COMING
IMF PREDICT WORST DOWNTURN SINCE 1930S
INVESTORS FAIR CATACLYSMIC RECESSION
But, $10,000 invested in a U.S. stock index fund in 1979 would have become more than $1,200,000 by December 2021…
Inflation is at a 40 year high, stocks and bonds had a terrible performance during the first half of 2022, no end in sight for the war in Ukraine, Russia is squeezing European gas markets, issues with and in China, many central banks / federal reserve are increasing interest rates which may create recessions, companies started to do some layoffs, housing prices started to go down in some area, mortgage rates went from below 3% to 6%,…
What do you think will happen to stocks during the next 10 years?
In summary, don’t put too much faith in any FINANCIAL guru’s ability to “Predict For You” where the market is going.