Saturday , 15 June 2024

These 20 Cycle Theories Suggest Stock Markets, Gold & Bonds To Severely Correct (+4K Views)

Unsustainable trends can survive much longer than most people anticipate, but theyEMOTIONAL-ROLLER-COASTER-CYCLE-OFF-JS-SITE do end when their “time is up” – at the culmination of their time cycles…In an effort to bring clarity in how and when these trends could change direction we analyzed more than 20 different cycles. They almost unanimously point to tectonic shifts in the months and years ahead … starting now. We have been warned. At this point, we have enough confirmation to accept that the gold and silver crash – starting in April of 2013 – was the first shot across the board of what is to come. Read on! 

Gary Christenson ( and I co-authored the article* below [originally entitled 2013 – Start of Seismic Shifts in Money, Metals, Markets] in which we have researched 20 different cycle theories. The results are astonishing!

This summer marks the start of a big transformation in the economic, financial, monetary worlds. Timing couldn’t be more perfect, after a first set of sell-offs across the globe [and, as such, the following] article could be useful as a wake up call for yourself and/or for your readers.

Taki Tsaklanos (

[The following article is presented by  Lorimer Wilson, editor of and may have been edited ([ ]), abridged (…) and/or reformatted (some sub-titles and bold/italics emphases) for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.]

Below are edited excerpts from their article:

Financial crashes and economic collapses are not inevitable, but they seem more likely in the next few years, starting later this summer.  Preparation might appear to be a waste of time and resources, but lack of preparation could result in the loss of wealth, incomes, jobs, and lives.  Perhaps our leaders will guide the world economies through some upcoming hard times, but they might also aggravate those hard times by following policies that benefit the political and financial elite at the expense of the middle class and the poorer classes.  Look at current trends in government and banking, and decide for yourself!

The next few years are likely to be quite problematic for most of the world’s population, particularly the poor.  People who have the majority of their assets in stocks, bonds and paper debt may also be hurt as the currencies are inflated and purchasing power declines sharply.

Below we present a summary of cycles for stocks and bonds, war, gold and silver.  We show the source of the cyclic information, the relevant timing, and some commentary.

Stocks & Bonds

Charles Nenner Research

Stocks should peak in mid-2013 and fall until about 2020.  Similarly, bonds should peak in the summer of 2013 and fall thereafter for 20 years.  Nenner bases his conclusions entirely on cycle research.  He expects the Dow to fall to around 5,000 by 2018 – 2020.

Kress Cycles by Clif Droke

The major 120 year cycle plus all minor cycles trend down into late 2014.  The stock market should decline hard into late 2014.

Elliott Wave Cycles by Robert Prechter

The stock market…has entered a generational bear-market [with] a crash low in the market around 2016 – 2017.

Market Energy Wave

A 36 year cycle peak in stock markets in mid-2013 (July 19th) and then a drop of 25 – 50% between 2013 and 2016.

Armstrong Economics

Armstrong’s Economic Confidence Model projects a peak in confidence in August 2013, a bottom in September 2014, and another peak in October 2015.  The decline into January 2020 should be severe.  He expects a world-wide crash and contraction in economies from 2015 – 2020.

Cycles per Charles Hugh Smith

4 long-term cycles bottom roughly in the 2010 – 2020 period.  They are:  Credit expansion/contraction cycle; Price inflation/wage cycle; Generational cycle;  and Peak oil extraction cycle.

Harry Dent – Demographics

Stock prices should drop, on average for the balance of this decade.  Demographic cycles in the United States (and elsewhere) indicate a contraction in real terms for most of this decade. [Read: Harry Dent Sees Dow 3,000; Seth Masters Sees Dow 20,000! Who’s Most Likely Right?]

Sun Spot Cycles

Market tops often occur at or near peaks in sun spots and thet are expected to peak in the summer of 2013 and decline into 2019.  This is an approximate 10 – 13 year cycle.  Economic and political upheavals tend to occur at or near the peak of sun spot cycles.

Lucky 13

1987, 2000, and 2013 marked stock market highs, all 13 years apart.

War Cycles

Larry Edelson

His research shows that the world-wide tendency to fight major wars rises and falls over time.  He currently projects a peak about 2020 with rising war fever from 2013 until 2020.  There is no shortage of possible war zones.  As conditions worsen during the balance of this decade, nations will be inclined to distract and control their populace via wars and increased government control and management of the economy.

Long term war cycles

1780, 1860, 1940, 2020?  About every 80 years there has been a major war involving the United States.

Gold & Silver

Amanita inflation markets model

He expects a major gold low in 2014/15, and a super bull market running into 2020.  He is one of the top timers in the world according to “Timer Digest”.

Alf Field

He uses Elliott Wave theory to analyze gold.  His first major target for gold is $4500, for Intermediate wave III of MAJOR THREE.  Wave IV will be a correction and wave V will take gold much higher thereafter. [Read: Alf Field: Gold Going to $4,500/ozt. in Next Wave Towards Parabolic Peak]

Charles Nenner Research

He expects gold to bottom about now and rally substantially from here.  He called the top in gold two years ago.  He called for a bottom about now in the $1300s.  He expects a large rally that extends several years.

Larry Edelson

He projects a low for gold in June 2013 followed by a substantial rally until about 2020, possibly to $10,000.

Armstrong Economics

Gold is likely to be weak until after October 2015, and then move strongly higher into January 2020.  Gold will rise primarily due to the collapse of paper currencies in the period from 2015 – 2020.

Other Cycles

Comet ISON

This comet will be visible in October and November 2013 – it is expected to be the brightest comet in years, perhaps many decades.  Highly visible comets often indicate sudden changes in leadership, political systems, and financial systems.  Possible changes are the failure or redesign of the Euro, a dollar crash, assassination of a major leader, impeachment, derivative implosion, martial law, international war, and a major economic default.

JR Nyquist on global cooling and food production

He discusses long-term solar output cycles.  He anticipates that an approximately 200 year cycle in solar output will reduce average temperatures, available water, and crop yields.  He expects higher food prices and famine during the next decade.  The last cold cycle low was around the time Napoleon marched into Russia.

100 year anniversaries

1913 was an important year.  It marked the beginning of the Federal Reserve and the income tax in the U.S..  2013 has already shown that essentially all digital communications and internet activity are tracked and recorded by the government.  It has also marked the authorization for military control and martial law in the United States.  Further, bank account and brokerage confiscations (bail-ins) have already occurred and more “bail-ins” are likely.  2013 could mark the beginning of what might evolve into WWIII – starting in the Middle East.

Financial Astrology Cycles

Amanita (Astrological cycles)

He expects a peak for stocks, bonds, gold, and silver in July or August 2013.  Thereafter, those markets should decline, and equities and bonds could crash.  Gold and silver should rally into 2020.  He anticipates a very difficult time world-wide until 2023.  This could include market crashes, financial meltdowns, economic collapse, world war, and increasing government control over the populace. Furthermore, the timeline between 2016 and 2020 is the most likely period for a derivative implosion.

Bradley Model

Stock markets peak in early June 2013, bottom in late 2014, late 2017, and 2020.  This model anticipates a stock market decline into 2020 from a peak in June 2013.

Crawford:  Mars-Uranus Crash Cycle

He sees a crash window from late 2013 – through early 2015.  This model anticipates a stock market decline into 2020 from a peak in June 2013.

Tarasov model

The model sees a peak in 2011, bottom in late 2014 and lower low in 2020.  It indicates weakening economies and declining global liquidity into late 2014, a short bounce and then further decline into 2020.

Amanita long term equities model

He expects a high in spring of 2013 and a low in early 2015.  This indicates nearly two years of weakening stock markets, world-wide.

Saturn-Neptune hard aspects

These hard aspects correlate with the bursting of major bubbles….[and they suggest a] bursting of the fiat currency, bond, or derivative bubbles for late 2015.

Global food supplies, as discussed by Amanita

Period:  2014 – 2034.  Global temperatures are likely to decline, substantially lowering crop yields and causing massive starvation.  Rebellions, riots, and chaos often begin with food shortages.


There are many cycles that suggest a stock market correction or crash is near.  That correction/crash will probably be accompanied by a correction in the bond market that reverses much of the bullish action of the past 30 years.  (Signs of a bond bear market are already visible.)

Gold and silver should rally substantially as their cycles are turning up while money flees the stock and bond markets and attempts to find safety in an increasingly dangerous world.

Financially and socially, many cycles have turned downward, and many will not bottom until later in this decade.  Much can go…[very] wrong during the next seven years.  Now is NOT the time for complacency or procrastination.

Along with the decline in equities, bonds, and the value of paper money will come – probably –

  • more social unrest,
  • bankrupt local, state and national governments with more debt defaults,
  • higher unemployment,
  • possible monetary and/or economic collapse,
  • a likely escalation in regional and global wars,
  • considerably higher consumer prices for food and energy. Gradual cooling (NOT warming) will reduce crop yields and drive already high food prices much higher.  The world’s poor will suffer.  Hungry people are inclined to rebel and threaten world governments,
  • more repressive governments that will increase their information gathering on all those viewed as potentially threatening to the status quo.

Alf Field wrote The Brutal Truths in 2011 regarding what is needed to fix our monetary system, namely;

  1. The slate needs to be wiped clean and a new sound monetary system introduced.
  2. That will require the elimination of all debt, deficits, unfunded social entitlements, the US Dollar as Reserve currency, and the big one, the $600 trillion of derivatives.
  3. To eliminate these problems by default and deflation will cause a banking collapse and untold economic pain, leading to riots and political change.
  4. Politicians are appointed for relatively short terms and opt for the easy solutions.
  5. While politicians continue to have the ability to create new money at will, they will do so in order to prevent a melt down on their watch.
  6. Consequently the odds point to governments wiping the slate clean by generating enough new money to eventually destroy their currencies.
  7. The new international monetary system is likely to involve precious metals. It will have to be money that people trust and that governments cannot create at will.

Preparation is important.  You still have a little time remaining before the “window” closes!

[Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.]


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