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12 eerily accurate financial predictions from the past 25 years

Bankrate Logo By Myelle Lansat of Bankrate | Slide 1 of 13: In the past 25 years, only a few economists and financial experts have been able to crack the code and accurately call future events and trends such as the 2008 financial crisis, the rise of internet retailers, or even online video streaming.Those who did, however, have benefited handsomely from their educated suppositions.From Warren Buffett’s $1 million bet on the S&P to the CIA’s expert analysis on oil production — here are 12 financial predictions from the past 25 years that actually turned out to be true. 

Scary accurate financial predictions

In the past 25 years, only a few economists and financial experts have been able to crack the code and accurately call future events and trends such as the 2008 financial crisis, the rise of internet retailers or even online video streaming.

Those who did, however, have benefited handsomely from their educated suppositions.

From Warren Buffett’s $1 million bet on the S&P to the CIA’s expert analysis on oil production — here are 12 financial predictions from the past 25 years that actually turned out to be true. Click ahead to see them.

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