The charts and explanatory text in this section provide definitive, irrefutable evidence that market timing is often perfect to the day for periods covering many decades! This statement is equally correct when market time is measured in increments, and timing. These are very strong assertions, or to put it in the vernacular, this is pretty "scary stuff", but also very exciting! Nevertheless, as will be demonstrated, the Economics, the facts, cannot be ignored! The big "WHY?" do markets conform to such orderly progression can be answered from a various perspective. If you have read the article on Log Spirals, on this site or in the, you are already aware of population concept that the markets belong to the natural realm and therefore order is "natural" for them. However, document are created by humankind, and there is no evidence of any conscious plot by information movers and shakers to create perfect knowledge. Perhaps the urge to create order is subconscious.
The world population is the population of humans on the planet Earth. In 2009, the United Nations estimated the population to be 6,800,000,000; current estimates by the United States Census Bureau put the population at 6,831,000,000. The world population has experienced continuous growth since the end of the Black Death around the year 1400;the highest rates of growth—increases above 1.8% per year—were seen briefly during the 1950s, then for a longer period during the 1960s and 1970s. The growth rate peaked at 2.2% in 1963, and declined to 1.10% by 2009. Annual births have reduced to 134 million since their peak at 163 million in the late 1990s, and are expected to remain constant, while deaths number 57 million per year and are expected to increase to 90 million per year by 2050. Current projections show a steady decline in the population growth rate, with the population expected to peak at around 9 billion between the year 2040 and 2050. The rapid increase in human population over the course of the 20th century has raised concerns about whether Earth is experiencing overpopulation. The scientific consensus is that the current population expansion and accompanying increase in usage of resources are linked to threats to the ecosystem, such as rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, global warming, and pollution.
World population estimates:
UN (medium variant, 2008 rev.) and US Census Bureau (January 2010) estimates| Year| UN est
(millions)| Diff.| US est
2000| 6,115| -| 6,084| -|
2010| 6,909| 794| 6,831| 747|
2020| 7,675| 766| 7,558| 727|
2030| 8,309| 634| 8,202| 644|
2040| 8,801| 492| 8,749| 547|
2050| 9,150| 349| 9,202| 453|
In the long run, the future population growth of the world is difficult to predict and the UN and US Census Bureau give different estimates. According to the latter, world population will hit seven billion in July 2012 or by late 2011, according to UN prediction. Birth rates are declining slightly on average, but vary greatly between developed countries (where birth rates are often at or below replacement levels), developing countries, and different ethnicities. Death rates can change unexpectedly due to disease, wars and catastrophes, or advances in medicine. The UN has issued multiple projections of future world population, based on different assumptions. Over the last ten years, the UN has consistently revised these projections downward, until the 2006 revision issued March 14, 2007 revised the 2050 mid-range estimate upwards by 273 million. In some scenarios, disasters triggered by the growing population's demand for scarce resources will eventually lead to a sudden population crash, or even a Malthusian catastrophe (also see overpopulation and food security). UN 2008 estimates and medium variant projections (in millions). | Year| World| Asia| Africa| Europe| Latin America...