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Harry S. Dent Jr. studied economics in college in the 1970s, receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar and was elected to the Century Club for leadership excellence. Harry grew to find the study of economics vague and inconclusive and became so disillusioned by ... more

The Third – Potentially Lethal – Trigger

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:16 PM EDT

This past Monday I updated my Boom & Bust subscribers about an important new development in the civil war that I see brewing… or at least the possibility that the United States of America won’t remain the way we know it for much longer. We’re certainly no longer united. In fact, we’ve not been this polarized and divided since the Civil War.

Unfortunately, the state we find ourselves in today has been painted on the wall for a long time! And my hierarchy of cycles – which includes the Spending Wave Cycle, the Technology Cycle, the Geopolitical Cycle and the Boom/Bust Cycle – have shown me for many years now what we have in store. And now a near 100-year cycle in globalization has peaked, much like the last one did when World War I started.

It’s not pretty. In fact, it’s downright scary, which is one of the reasons I upped and relocated with my wife to Puerto Rico (which should tell you a hell of a lot).

Fortunately, it’s all predictable. (Yes, I intentionally labelled that predictability as unfortunate and fortunate!)

Knowing years in advance what kind of environment we face gives you a powerful advantage. You can prepare. You can build a virtual fortress around your money and literal fortress around your family if that’s what you feel is necessary. You can set the traps to snatch up those opportunities as they fly on by. And because you know what kinds of opportunities are likely swarming your way, you know what kind of traps to set!

I’m not saying that the United States is certain to split. But I am saying that the possibility is very real, so today I want to share that email I sent to my paid subscribers on Monday, in their weekly 5 Day Forecast. It’s important that you read this because I believe the U.S. has become the third trigger that could topple this mighty bubble (with a southern Europe banking crisis and the China real estate bubble burst). And I believe it now may well be the one to blow first!

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