The Martial Artist of Trend Forecasting The
purpose of trend forecasting is to provide insights
and directions in anticipation of what the future
may bring and to be prepared for the unexpected.
Gerald Celente, a Close Combat practitioner and black belt trainer,
well understands the importance
of proacting rather than reacting: "The first
rule of Close Combat is to attack the attacker.
Action is faster than reaction. The same holds
true for the future. You know the future is coming
attack it before it attacks you."
Founder of The Trends Research Institute in 1980,
Gerald Celente is a pioneer trend strategist.
He is author of the national bestseller
Trends 2000 and Trend Tracking (Warner
better than Megatrends," and publisher
of the internationally circulated Trends Journal
is a political atheist. Unencumbered by political
dogma, rigid ideology or conventional wisdom,
Celente, whose motto is "think for yourself,"
observes and analyzes the current events forming
future trends for what they are not for
the way he wants them to be.
Like a doctor giving a diagnosis after gathering
the facts, whether or not you like the prognosis
doesnt alter the outcome, make him an optimist
or pessimist its simply what is.
And while Celente holds a US passport, he considers
himself a citizen of the world.
Using his unique perspectives on current events
forming future trends, Gerald Celente developed
methodology which is used to identify, track,
forecast and manage trends.
The world's only trends
analyst covering 300 diversified trends
fields, Gerald Celente and the Trends Research
Institute provide trend research studies and consulting
services to businesses and governments worldwide.
Celente also designed the nations first
professional course in trend forecasting.
The proof is in
his past Gerald Celente has earned his reputation as "The
most trusted name in trends" by accurately
forecasting hundreds of social, business, consumer,
environmental, economic, political, entertainment,
and technology trends. Among them:
coined the term "clean foods" in
1993 and predicted sustained growth in organic
products in 1988.
gold was at $275 per ounce in 2002, Celente
said the price had bottomed and in 2004 forecast
the beginning of the "Gold Bull Run."
Since that time, with pinpoint accuracy, he
said when, why - and how high - gold would
before Starbucks was a household name, Celente forecast
the popularity of gourmet coffee and decades before
Pepsi and Coke got into the water business he predicted
the "Big Boom in Bottled Water."
the geopolitical and economic fronts, Celente and
The Trends Research Institute are credited with
forecasting many major trends, including the "Panic
of '08," the collapse of the Soviet Union,
the last two recessions, the dot-com meltdown, the
1997 Asian currency crisis, the 1987 world stock
market crash, increased terrorism against America,
"Crusades 2000," and the quagmire in Iraq
before war began.
Celente has also accurately forecast many real estate
trends, including the big move to vacation spots and
small towns, the growth in the second home market,
a real estate "fizz" in 2005 ... plus hundreds
of other social, business, fashion, consumer and entertainment
Media Favorite Gerald Celente's on-time trend
forecasts, vibrant style, articulate delivery
and vivid public presence makes him a favorite of
major media. Celentes up-to-the-minute analysis
on a broad spectrum of topics are widely sought by:The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News, Fox &
Friends, CBS This Morning, 48 Hours, The Oprah Winfrey
Show; cable and radio news including CNN, CBS, ABC,
NBC, PBS, BBC, MSNBC, CNBC, National Public Radio,
Canadian Radio Systems; newspapers and magazines including
The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune,
Washington Post, USA Today, The Independent, The Wall
Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Time, Business Week,
Financial Times, Newsweek, Time, U.S. News and World
Report, Investors Business Daily, The Economist
and media throughout
In addition to providing
specialized trend research services, Mr. Celente is
called upon by businesses, governments and associations
to deliver keynote addresses
and seminar presentations worldwide.
Gerald Celente is recognized by the major media as "The truth in trends." You can watch recent media interviews with him at the Official Gerald Celente Blog.