A History of Bad Future Predictions

April 19, 2018
A History of Bad Future Predictions

Dear Friends,

As usual, with market volatility comes the expected barrage of bold predictions from market pundits making their typical prognostications about what's in store for investors. Regardless of how dire the financial headlines appear, we as disciplined investors understand this is just noise. We also know nobody has a crystal ball, which is why such predictions fail so spectacularly on a regular basis. Remind you of your local weather man at all?

As MarketWatch recently highlighted, it's not just Wall Street that's home to such misfires. Below is a timeline of some of history's worst calls. Enjoy!

A Timeline of Very Bad Future Predictions

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