Predictions About the Future From the Past and Present
Things That Should of Happened.
There was a prediction of a catastrophic event that would happen on September 23, 2015.
Paleontologist Jack Horner predicted a dinosaur would be created by 2015. No such animal is alive today.
In 2014 the U.S. had its first Ebola case. Center for Disease Control Director, Dr. Tom Frieden, correctly predicted, “There is no doubt in my mind we will stop it here.” There were predictions there would be up to 130 Ebola cases in the U.S. in 2014. There were fewer than 10 Ebola cases in the U.S. in 2014.
According to Marc Faber there was to be a stock market crash in 2014 that would be worse than the 1987 crash.[i] Bill Miller stated conditions for a bad market don't exist.[ii] Time proved Bill Miller correct.
Richard Branson claimed his space airline Virgin Galactic would fly its first paying customer in 2014. Tom Brewer predicted Virgin Galactic would never fly a paying customer. So far Tom Brewer is correct.
The end of the world on December 21, 2012 isn’t the only event that didn’t happen in 2012. On December 14, 2011 Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the fall of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad could come in weeks. Israel was predicted to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities in the spring of 2012, then during the London Olympics, and then before the U.S. election in November.
London-based Oil Depletion Analysis Centre predicts demand will outstrip discovery then discovery will sharply decline starting in 2011. There were predictions in 2011 of gas price in the U.S. being between $4 & $5 a gallon by Memorial Day, 2011. Gas did go above $4 in May but the prices dropped below $4 before Memorial Day. Predictions of gas prices reaching $6 a gallon in the U.S. by the summer of 2011 never materialized. According to Robert Hirsch gas in the U.S. should have been $12 - $15 at the pump in 2015[iii].
[i] CNBC, http://www.cnbc.com/id/101573688
[ii] CNBC, http://www.cnbc.com/id/101573688
[iii] Interview at Energytechstocks.com
Predictions for 2016 and how they turned out.
Scientists will produce a living wooly mammoth. - Didn't happen.
President Obama will leave office before the end of his term according to Eurp Pacific Capital CEO, Peter Schiff. He predicted in an interview on Fox Business; "I don't think (President) Obama is going to finish his second term without the bottom dropping out." Technically this prediction won’t be proven wrong until January 2017. - Didn't happen in 2016.
The stock market will have a worse year than 2015.[i] The recession will be worse than 2008 according to Michael Pento, president and founder of Pento Portfolio Stratiges.[ii] - Close of December 29 Dow Jones stands at - 19819.7793.
Secretary Hillary Clinton will be indicted and forced to drop out of the presidential race because of the email scandal, according to Joseph diGenova.[iii] - She finished the race.
Anyone who predicted someone other than Donald Trump would be elected was wrong.
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The 2 people who predicted Secretary Clinton would not be forced out of the presidential race are right and former U.S. attorney for DC Joseph diGenova was wrong.
Predictions for 2017
Richard Branson believed Virgin Galactic will show a profit. It didn't happen. So far Tom Brewer’s prediction that Virgin Galactic would never fly a paying customer is holding up.
NBC's prediction Americans will have implanted microchips has come to pass. Some Americans have such implants.
Donald J. Trump is The President of The United States so the prediction President Obama will be the last American president is wrong.
President Obama didn't reveal alien and UFO details held by the US before he lleft office.
William A. Holden, former Chief of the Propellants, Logistics and Services Office at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), predicted NASA will launch American astronauts into space.[i] This has not happened.
Aerolatinnews.com predicted worldwide airlines will carry 3.91 Billion passengers. Airline passengers exceeded that total.
Predictions for 2018
Terrafugia will have a prototype flying car. The prototype made 317 successful take offs and landing.
According to the IMF the U.S. economy will grow 2.5%
According to the Bank of America the bull market will end. The Dow Jones Industrial average has taken a significant decline from its record breaking high in October 2018.
The U.S. budget deficit will be $589 billion according to OMB director Mick Mulvaney. The U.S. budget deficit for 2018 was $830 billion.
Gold will be $700 per ounce according to Harry Dent. Gold stood at $1,280.40.
According to Goldman Sacks it will be a good year for the U.S. Economy. The unemployment rate will drop to 3.7%. Inflation will rise to 1.8%. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 3.7% and was 3.7% in November 2018.
Will President Donald Trump be forced to leave office from a scandal before the end of his first term?
Predictions for 2019
According to Goldman Sacks unemployment may reach 3.5%. It happened.
SpaceX will fly 2 space tourists around the moon. It didn't happen.
The Mars spaceship will be ready for short flights according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. It didn't happen.
In the 2019 State of the Union Address President Trump claimed an American rocket will launch Americans into space. It didn't happen.
Predictions for 2020 and beyond
The People's Republic of China will land a rover on Mars in 2020.
Digital versions of people will make decisions for them according to John Smart in 2020.
According to NASA the Antarctic Larsen B Ice Shelf will break apart completely by 2020.
President Trump won't finish his presidency.
President Trump will quit seeking re-election in March, 2020 according to Anthony Scaramucci.[I]
The People's Republic of China will land a rover on Mars.[ii]
The glaciers in Glacier National Park will be gone according to the National Park Service. The National Park Service removed the warning in June 2019.
An MIT computer model predicts the standard of living will start to decline.[iii]
10-Year Yield is headed all the way to zero, according to Bob Michele, chief investment officer and head of global fixed income.
Pope Francis will resign.
The UK will exit the EU.
- India will have a crewed space mission.
- Cheetahs could be extinct in the wild.
- According to Henry Markram we could create a simulation of the entire human brain on a supercomputer.
- SpaceX will fly Yusaku Maezawa around the moon.
- Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, predicted there would be battles over water and food.
- Terrafugia will have production flying cars.
- According to Bloomberg China will exceed the U.S. as the number 1 market for air travel.
- SpaceX will land on Mars according to Elon Musk.
- According to Blumberg India will be the number 3 market for air travel behind China and the U.S.
- According to NADA Glacier National Park in Montana might not have any glaciers by 2025. This won’t last long because another prediction is the earth will begin a mini-ice age by 2030.[ii]
- Seawater will be used for fuel.
2027 - The U.S. will have a permanent human presence on the moon according to 2018 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
- Microchip implants will be commonplace in humans.
- Passenger movements in Australia will double to 279 million, according to Flightglobal.
- China will have humans on a lunar base.
2031 - According to U.S. Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the would will end.
- According to NOAA the Arctic Ocean will be ice free.
- According to an MIT model civilization will end.
- Spain will have the longest life expectancy, 85.8 years.
2045 - Josh Bocanegra claims his company Humai will be able to resurrect the dead.[iii]
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2016 Robert Sacchi