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November 8, 2017 | Saudi War Drums: Gold, Oil, Cryptocurrency Prices to Spike

KINGSTON, NY, 8 November 2017—Oil prices had jumped to two-year highs even before the Saudi Arabia palace purge that is now igniting concerns about oil production in the country and instability in the region. Over the last three months, oil prices began rising following hurricanes in the US that reduced supply, moderate increases in global […]

August 15, 2017 | Trump Haters Deface Most Historic Four Corners in America

KINGSTON, NY, 15 August 2017—Over the past two weeks, anti-Donald Trump graffiti has spreadacross Colonial Kingston, NY, defacing artifacts, landmarks and public properties where the seeds of democracy were sown. Notably, at the intersection of John and Crown streets, the only place in America where pre-Revolutionary War stone buildings still stand on each corner, graffiti has […]

August 3, 2017 | No “In God We Trust” to trust: Cryptocurrency trend to grow

KINGSTON, NY, 3 August 2017—While volatility in the heated cryptocurrency markets is stirring warnings that a bubble is about to explode, the Trends Research Institute forecasts that digital currency will grow significantly as the race toward a cashless world accelerates. The cryptocurrency sector ended a turbulent July with a market cap of $92 billion. Bitcoin, Ethereum, […]

April 26, 2017 | World Strife. What’s Next? Are You Ready? We Are!

KINGSTON, NY, 26 April 2017—Across the nation and around the world, explosive geopolitical and economic trends are erupting. Within days, the United States launched a massive missile strike against Syria, dropped the “mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan, incited global concern of nuclear war with North Korea and announced new military operations in Somalia. And now […]

April 6, 2017 | When Dow Dives, Economy Will Tank. Buy or Sell?

At the Trends Research Institute, we observe three worlds of influence that drive trends up or bring them down: The media world, the political world and the real world. For the vast majority of society, beliefs are established and decisions are influenced by mass-media headline stories and social-media sound bites… both of which are steeped […]

March 8, 2017 | Trump Rally: Correction Mode or Crash Course?

KINGSTON, NY, 8 March 2017—Since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House this past November, US equity markets racked up $3 trillion in value. Based on Trump’s plan to boost economic growth with a “massive” tax-relief program, pumping $1 trillion into rebuilding infrastructure and scaling back regulations he says have hampered America’s […]

February 8, 2017 | Bitcoin Bounce, Gold Moving Higher: Trend or Fad

KINGSTON, NY, 8 February 2017—Yesterday, Bitcoin spiked more than 2 percent, hitting its highest price since January 4. Today, gold hit a three-month peak, pushing prices up 7 percent this year. And although equity markets continue to trade near all-time highs in the US, bitcoin and gold prices also have moved higher. Are bitcoin and gold’s steady rise signaling […]

February 2, 2017 | Where’s Gold Going? Play the Trump Card!

KINGSTON, NY, 2 February 2017—Trends are born, they grow, mature, reach old age and die. The Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, Trend has just been born. Never in modern history has the nation stood so divided and nations across the globe so alarmed following the election of the leader of the world’s […]

January 11, 2017 | Trump’s Stock-Market Bump: Fading Fast or Growing Stronger?

KINGSTON, NY, 11 January 2017—What a difference a year makes! 2016 rang in the worst first week of a new year in Dow Jones history, plummeting more than 1,000 points. US stocks lost $1.36 trillion in value. Last week, the Dow just missed hitting the 20,000 mark. The NASDAQ keeps hitting record highs. It wasn’t supposed […]

January 4, 2017 | Trends Journal’s Top 10 Trends for 2017 already taking shape; Cash in on the future

KINGSTON, NY, 4 January 2017—With 2017 just days old, the Trends Journal’s Top 10 Trends for the year ahead already are unfolding and promising dynamic economic, technological, cultural and geopolitical changes worldwide in just the next few months. Developed by Gerald Celente, director of the Trends Research Institute, the World Leader in Trend Forecasting®, and publisher of the Trends […]

December 21, 2016 | Will Marijuana Stocks Lose Their High Under Trump?

KINGSTON, NY, 21 December 2016—Since Donald Trump won the White House, caution and concern about pot’s economic future has hit the cannabis world. This past Election Day, states across America legalized marijuana for recreational and medical use… getting high or getting better. However, despite pot now being legal in 28 states, but still federally illegal, producers, […]

December 14, 2016 | Trump Equity-Market Boom: Real or Fleeting? What’s Next?

KINGSTON, NY, 14 December 2016—No one alive has seen anything like this. Since Donald Trump won the race for the White House, US equity markets keep hitting new highs. However, just prior to Election Day in the US, it was the opposite story. On Friday, 4 November 2016, FBI Director James Comey announced that “Based on […]

December 6, 2016 | Top Trends 2017: From a Trump high to Reefer Money Madness

KINGSTON, NY, 6 December 2016—Forecasting worldwide since 1980, never before have we observed so many key socioeconomic and geopolitical trend dynamics as those that will shape 2017 and beyond for both better and for worse. From Americans electing Donald Trump president – the darkest of dark-horse candidates whom the Trends Journal® was the first publication to forecast […]

November 9, 2016 | Celente was First to Forecast Trump Victory. What’s Next?

KINGSTON, NY, 9 November 2016—As the Trends Research Institute repeatedly forecast, Donald J. Trump, riding a global-rising wave of anti-establishment and anti-elitism anger, stunned the world Tuesday by resoundingly defeating Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. Trump’s victory may have stunned the world, but not trend forecaster Gerald Celente, who was the first […]

November 2, 2016 | Stock Market Fear Index Spikes: Is it US Elections or Global Economy?

KINGSTON, NY, 2 November 2016—What a difference a week makes. Between the stream of WikiLeaks’ email dumps challenging the practices of Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the ethics of the Clinton Foundation, plus the FBI’s announcement to further investigate Clinton’s emails from her private server when she was secretary of state, Wall Street’s odds she would beat […]

October 26, 2016 | Michelle Obama’s ‘Rap’ More Disgusting Than Trump Talk

KINGSTON, NY, 26 October 2016—Hitting the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, Michelle Obama made headline news lashing out at Donald Trump’s boast on a 2005 tape that as a star he could “do anything to women.” Calling Trump’s statements so “shocking and demeaning” that “I can’t stop thinking about this; it has shaken […]

October 19, 2016 | Restaurant Recession: Oversupply of Eateries or Economic Omen?

KINGSTON, NY, 19 October 2016—Across America, from established restaurant chains to upstarts, bankruptcies are rising, locations are closings and profit margins are shrinking. As noted in Monday’s Wall Street Journal, “In just one recent week alone, three restaurant companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection… at least five other restaurant operators have filed for court protection this […]

October 15, 2016 | More Stimulus, Higher Interest Rates. Winners and Losers.

KINGSTON, NY, 14 October 2016—From Japan, Europe and the United States to China, central bankers are either taking actions to stimulate sluggish economies or travelling the world talking up interest rates. This Tuesday, the Japanese Parliament passed yet another money-dumping scheme to revive its slumping economy. Despite nearly four years of quantifiable Abenomics stimulus and negative-interest-rate-policy […]

October 7, 2016 | Gold Price Plunge: Bear Market or Market Bottom?

KINGSTON, NY, 7 October 2016—Having climbed some 24 percent this year, the signs of a weakening gold market had been steadily flashing for weeks. Down from its mid- $1,350 range but still above $1,300 until Tuesday, gold suddenly got slammed. Plummeting over $40 per ounce, gold registered its biggest one-day drop since 2013. By Thursday, after falling […]

September 28, 2016 | Presidential Election Will Not Affect Economy. What Will?

KINGSTON, NY, 28 September 2016—From Asia to Europe to America, equity markets around the world on Monday swayed in anticipation of who would win The Presidential Reality Show® “debate” between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Across the business-media spectrum, market experts claimed that a positive financial future hinged upon a Clinton victory and were parroted as […]

September 21, 2016 | October Surprise: Market correction or market meltdown? Facts and fiction

KINGSTON, NY, 21 September 2016—Central Bank policies rule the financial world. Their never-in-the-history-of-the-world negative and historically low interest rate policies, plus massive government and corporate bond-buying schemes have enriched equity markets, not the general economy. In fact, what we have been forecasting and reporting since 2010 in our Trends Journal and Trend Alerts was confirmed this […]

September 7, 2016 | Fed Hype a Hoax. Gold Prices Spike. What’s Next?

KINGSTON, NY, 7 September 2016—Go back to the end of August. It was all the business news. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, speaking at a meeting of leading central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, boasted that thanks to Fed policy, the United States economy was on the road to solid recovery and labor-market growth was strong. […]

August 17, 2016 | Market Boom? Market Bust? What’s the Future?

  KINGSTON, NY, 17 August 2016—Global equity markets are spiking. Records are being broken. Why? Is it strong Gross Domestic Product increases among the world’s leading economies… the United States, China, Japan and eurozone nations that are driving the frenzy? Is it accelerating commerce that’s sending products and services far and wide across the globe that’s […]

August 10, 2016 | Numbers Don’t Lie, Markets Do. Gold to Glow

KINGSTON, NY, 10 August 2016—With the exception of last week’s strong jobs report from the United States, which has been discounted by many economists, the hard economic numbers ringing up around the world range between soft and lousy. On the lousy side, China, the world’s second-largest economy, reported worse-than-expected declines in exports and imports for July, […]

August 3, 2016 | Central Banks Shooting Blanks. Gold’s Bull Run.

  KINGSTON, NY, 3 August 2016—After successfully boosting global equity markets with countless trillions of dollars, euros, yuan, yen, etc., but failing to raise incomes among the general population since the Panic of ’08, are central banks finally admitting their policies failed to induce true economic growth? Despite high expectations that the Bank of Japan would […]

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