Many are predicting a financial crash and the collapse of the American dollar with China's AIIB bank and gold-backed yuan. Others forecast the start of World War III, major terrorist attacks on the US, and probably martial law as a result of any of these events.
Shortages of food and water are also being predicted. There are credible facts associated with each of these predictions that encourage people not to be afraid, but to prepare for difficult times ahead.
Those who want to know the truth should research these speculations for themselves!