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Great Boom Ahead: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO PERSONAL AND BUSINESS PROFIT IN THE NEW ERA OF PROSPERITY Paperback – January 1, 1994
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Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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When you read this book and look at what has happened to the U.S. and world economies you can see that Mr. Dent has been very close to the mark. Granted, some of his specific predictions were more than a little off, but his big picture is correct. For example, he forecasted a major recession unfolding in 1993-94, along with a weak stock market dropping the Dow down
to between 1700 and 2350. The Dow never got below 3000 after he published the book. However, the market was weak in '94, characterized by sector corrections. He did say that the market would reach new highs by the third quarter 1996, which was a great call, although he didn't specify a number.
The most compelling theory Mr. Dent espouses is called the spending wave. Basically, Mr. Dent demonstrates with demographic statistics that peoples spending peaks from ages 45-49. After age 50, spending drops off dramatically. Mr.Read more ›
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Great information by Dent. Interesting perspective on buying trends based upon populous ages. So far - right on target. Good luck if you are still in the stock market. Read morePublished 6 months ago by texas effect
In 1993 I'd have rated this book 5 Stars. It was a great book leading up to the late 90s boom. But it's now 17 years old and there have been too many macro changes to consider this... Read morePublished on June 25, 2008 by D. Coon
Harry Dent really made a spectacular call back in 1993 in this book about the tremendous rise in the Dow during the 90's. He even predicted the slump in 2002-2003. Read morePublished on November 3, 2005 by John E. Pombrio
An update on this 1992 book "The Great Boom Ahead" from the perspective of 2003. First, Harry Dent is the eternal optimist and this earlier book correctly predicted the... Read morePublished on October 21, 2003