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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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Bitcoin’s Surge Proves It’s A Bad Currency

Bitcoin’s Surge Proves It’s A Bad Currency

If you went to the store two days in a row and all the prices had gone down by 20% on the second day, would you wonder what was going on? What if prices jumped 10% one day, then fell 7% the next? What if, over the course of a year, prices skyrocketed by 400%? […]

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The Unexpected Opportunity Outside Of Stocks!

The Unexpected Opportunity Outside Of Stocks!

I just gave my second keynote for a major, top-secret crypto conference. It was SO secret, the organizer didn’t disclose the location on the website and only let us know where to travel to at the last minute. These techno visionaries want a bottoms-up world like me, but with total transparency and total privacy! And […]

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7 Signs Will Confirm The End Is Near For The Market

7 Signs Will Confirm The End Is Near For The Market

The bull market run since March 2009, when unprecedented money printing became the economic driver du jour, recently become the longest in history without a 20%-plus correction. Past stock bubbles have lasted five years; six years max. This one is now 9.8 years old –off the charts. We have the unprecedented major tax cut and […]

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The “New NAFTA” Isn’t The Holy Grail Of Trade

The “New NAFTA” Isn’t The Holy Grail Of Trade

Well, this is getting exciting! We just got an agreement this morning with Canada and Mexico to replace NAFTA, which has driven the markets higher. I thought the Trump-induced trade war with China would have resolved by now as well. At the beginning of the summer I forecast that the president would talk big, beat on a couple of […]

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The Pot Game Is Just Getting Started

The Pot Game Is Just Getting Started

I recently traveled to Toronto, Canada. My wife and I took a bicycle tour and traveled to the waterfront, the old Distillery District, over to the CN Tower, up to Chinatown, and then through Kensington. You notice things as you ride around. The people are nice, almost to a fault. The streets aren’t as clean […]

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Where To Next For Bitcoin?

Where To Next For Bitcoin?

So, what do you think will happen from here with bitcoin? We’ve already seen a massive crash, and the cryptocurrency seems stuck around the $8,000 mark, after reaching $6,630 recently. But I don’t think this crash is done. I expect we’ll see bitcoin ultimately lose well over 90% of its value before rallying again longer term. […]

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Seafloor Mineral Exploration: The New Gold Rush

Seafloor Mineral Exploration: The New Gold Rush

Managing Editor’s Note: We’re just days away from the start of this year’s Irrational Economic Summit in Nashville. Mark Gordon, CEO and President of the marine exploration company Odyssey will be speaking on Friday, October 13, at 11:10 a.m. Today, we give you a sneak preview. Enjoy. By Mark Gordon, Odyssey CEO and President: In the […]

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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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Don’t Trust Your Gut: Trust A System

Don’t Trust Your Gut: Trust A System

In August of 1971, Ray Dalio – now one of the most respected hedge fund billionaires on Wall Street – was a lowly clerk working on the Street. By coincidence, Dalio was starting his career during one of history’s critical turning points. President Nixon had just taken the dollar off of the gold standard. Dalio’s […]

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