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Some of the world's biggest investors maintain that you can't predict the future of the stock market. Dr. Mark Skousen says otherwise.

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Can You Predict the Future? Yes! (When It Counts)

Some of the world’s biggest investors maintain that you can’t predict the future of the stock market. Dr. Mark Skousen says otherwise.

‚??Without vision, the people perish.‚?Ě — Proverbs 29:18

‚??A¬†forecast¬†is never so useful as when it warns men of a¬†crisis.‚?̬†—¬†Bertrand de Jouvenel¬†

Last week, at the 20th¬†anniversary of Investment U in Las Vegas, I debated¬†Alex Green, the investment director of the Oxford Club and a longtime friend, on the ever-important subject, ‚??Can You Predict the Future?‚?̬†I said ‚??yes;‚?Ě Alex said ‚??no.‚?Ě

The debate was a lot of fun, both educational and entertaining. Clearly, the audience was in Alex‚??s camp, as only 10% supported my position that one could predict the future as the debate began.¬†I began by giving several examples of my own forecasts that turned out to be right, such as:

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Mark Skousen is a college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker. He‚??s made his unique sense of market and investment trends known and respected in the financial world. With a Ph.D. in economics and a focus on the principles of free-market capitalism and ‚??Austrian‚?Ě economics, Mark Skousen has often gone contrary to the crowd in his investment choices and economic predictions ‚?? and has often been proved right.

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Can You Predict the Future? Yes! (When It Counts)

‚ÄúWithout vision, the people perish.‚ÄĚ — Proverbs 29:18

‚ÄúA¬†forecast¬†is never so useful as when it warns men of a¬†crisis.‚Ä̬†—¬†Bertrand de Jouvenel¬†

Last week, at the 20th¬†anniversary of Investment U in Las Vegas, I debated¬†Alex Green, the investment director of the Oxford Club and a longtime friend, on the ever-important subject, ‚ÄúCan You Predict the Future?‚Ä̬†I said ‚Äúyes;‚ÄĚ Alex said ‚Äúno.‚ÄĚ

The debate was a lot of fun, both educational and entertaining. Clearly, the audience was in Alex’s camp, as only 10% supported my position that one could predict the future as the debate began. I began by giving several examples of my own forecasts that turned out to be right, such as:

To read the rest of this article on predicting the future, please click here.

 

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