The ‘Contrarian's Contrarian’ Harry Dent tells why the economy is headed for demographic-fueled disaster and shares his dark predictions for the Trump presidency.(Photo: Getty)

Editor’s note: Many in the retirement industry don’t agree with Harry Dent’s forecasts or his methods, but it’s a good idea to keep tabs on what he’s saying will happen to the stock market. Our sister site ThinkAdvisor interviewed him recently.

As a perma-bull in the late-1980s, Harry Dent Jr. forecast a rosy, robust 20-year future for the economy and stock market. Today, the so-called “Contrarian’s Contrarian” is just as sure that the economy, stock market and real estate will go to hell in a handbasket within three years, he told ThinkAdvisor, in an interview.

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