"The Seven Year Glitch" - Has The Time Come

Tyler Durden's picture

A couple of interesting charts from State Street's "Mr Risk" Fred Goodwin, courtetsy of Saxo's Steen Jakobsen, both of which deal with business cycles, the first in the economy by way of the Citigroup surprise index which may have recently hit its local maximum and is now due for a substantial deterioration, in line with virtually all other high frequency economic indicators except for the job market which is kept afloat courtesy of low-quality, low paying waiters and bartender jobs (resulting in the "surprising" zero wage growth).


The second one is more suggestive: it looks at key events occuring in 7 year cycles, finds that every recent multiple of the year 2015 going back in 7 year increments brings
with it some major adverse market event, and asks: is it 2015's turn?

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quintago's picture

It's the Shemitah!! run!!!

Tallest Skil's picture

1901-1902 Shmitah 

46% US Stock market value wiped out.

1916-1917 Shmitah

40% US Stock market value wiped out. German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Ottoman Empires collapsed. Britain, the world’s greatest empire was almost bankrupt. The beginning of American to rise to world power.

1930-1931 Shmitah

86% U.S stock market value wiped out in the worst financial crisis in modern history.

1937-1938 Shmitah

50% US Stock market value wiped out. Global recession.

1944-1945 Shmitah

End of German Reich and Britain's hold on territories. Establishment of America as the world’s superpower.

1965-1966 Shmitah

23% stock market value wiped out.

1972-1973 Shmitah

48% US Stock market value wiped out. Global recession. US Voted to kill its unborn children (Abortion legalized). US lost its first war Vietnam…

1979-1980 Shmitah

US and global recession

1986-1987 Shmitah

33% US Stock market value wiped out.

1993-1994 Shmitah

Bond market crash.

2000-2001 Shmitah

37% US stock market value wiped out. 9/11 and global recession.

2007-2008 Shmitah

50% US Stock market value wiped out. Global recession from which there has yet been no recovery.

2014-2015 Shmitah


Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: “We were right again.”

knukles's picture

Even some of my non-religious and atheist acquaintances recently have muttered musing of the "end of times"
I kid you not.  People "know" something's wrong.  They "feel" it.
Listen, I gotta run, Douching with Cait is on.  This week it's shaving it's ass crack.

realmoney2015's picture

I still hear the 'it can't happen here' from the sheep.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

What is this Shemitah?  Is it a WASP thing?

ugmug's picture

Author and Bible teacher Jonathan Cahn says he has been so swamped with questions and concerns about the looming end of the Shemitah year on Sept. 13 that he can’t answer them all.

“We have been deluged with people calling, emailing, asking questions from all over the country, wanting to know what’s happening. So we decided to put out a video,”




SuperRay's picture

I guess the 1950's were too powerful even for the dreaded Shemitah...

ugmug's picture

Israel became a nation during the 50's. God had begun to fill "Noah's Ark" once again...Matthew 24:36-38  36"But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.37"For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah. 38"For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,…

Luke 17:25-27 25"But first He must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation. 26"And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:27they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.…

saints51's picture

The blessings continued throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s. But that's when things started going awry. Prayer was removed from public schools and God was removed from the public square. Abortion became legal in 1973.


The statement above is from Cahn. I agree with everything he is saying about this timeframe. I would ask you to research your comments before posting.

S Spade's picture

intead of pointing fingers, why don't you look it up?

i take you don't care for WASPs, is there any group you like? good and bad comes with all races, ethnicities, "sexual identities", organized religions, and/or non-religions, though the bad element seems more prevalent in some than others.

Uber Vandal's picture

@ markmotive

Ed Yardini / Secular Stagnation


Irving Fishing / Permanenly High Plateau

Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau. I do not feel there will be soon if ever a 50 or 60 point break from present levels, such as (bears) have predicted. I expect to see the stock market a good deal higher within a few months." Oct. 17, 1929


There may be a recession in stock prices, but not anything in the nature of a crash.
Sept. 5, 1929



xcehn's picture

“The Prudent see Danger and take Refuge.” Proverbs

GMadScientist's picture

"Pray towards heaven, but row towards shore."

petroglyph's picture

It put's the lotion on it's skin, or it gets the hose again

Abbie Normal's picture

flagged for excessive use of apostrophes, when none were required

Peter Pan's picture

2021-2022 - Cancelled due to poor attendance after a nuclear war?

2028-2029 - World War IV fought with sticks and stones as foreseen by Albert Einstein.

Dorelei's picture

Isn't this year also the start of a Jubilee which is supposed to be a 7² kind of event  ???

valley chick's picture

It preceeds the year of the Shemitah. As their calendar year is different it would begin on the 14th of September.

brucekeller's picture

It's also like the 77th jubilee since Israel started or something.

TeethVillage88s's picture

- 1970 was a Recession year
- 1980, 81, and 82 were recession years
- 1980 Recession - may have been partly the fault of Volker Interest Rates which rose from over 10% to over 17%.
- 1990 was a Recession year
- 2001 was a Recession year
- 2008, 2009, are Recession years

Praeda2's picture

OH vey, stop holocausting me with your facts you racist goy.

xcehn's picture

"It seems incredible that all of these crashes occurred seven years apart!
2015 is the next domino in the sequence. The financial problems of 2008 have not been addressed – only covered up with more money printing."


Dsyno's picture

Shemitah... Maybe there's more to the Bible than we realize, or maybe the world bankers are orchestrating it to only appear as prophecy.


Enki Anu's picture

The most powerful world bankers are the Khazarian Bankster Warlords, and Shamita is their tool they picked from Talemud to take more of everyone's else's wealth by first crash in the value of the companies and at the bottom buy it for a fraction of real value.
Rinse and repeat Every 7 years until they fully own everyone and everything .
That's why Khaghan Bulan in 730 AD adopted Judaism as the official religion for his land.
If you have time listen to Mr Benjamin Freedman's speech from 1961.
He explains it all in only one hour.

saints51's picture

yet your ZH name is enki. Most have no idea what that name is or even means.

ReasonForLife's picture

I wonder what kind of disasters and events we can match up if we go count back every say 6 or 3 years instead of 7.  There's something happening EVERY DAY, and every year, certainly you can connect the dots to more major events, so I think this 7 years Shemitah thing is what is termed in the scientific community, Confirmation Bias.

TheReplacement's picture

Perhaps that is if you are just looking for something.  If you are looking for a specific thing or things in a specific realm then it is much less likely.  I don't think your point in valid in this case.

KnuckleDragger-X's picture

And the meek shall inherit the worlds debt.......

max2205's picture

Bu will it work if they QE?

We have fixed the business cycle.

Hitlery_4_Dictator's picture

It is my firm belif that God trumps the FED,sorry QE will not work

Peter Pan's picture

God does not need to get invloved. He waits for the devil to do his evil work and God then waits for us to return to Him.

JoeySandwiches's picture

Looking at what we've done since the last Shemitah, I don't think God's waiting for our call.

Hitlery_4_Dictator's picture

Fair warning I'm not a zionist but this is a good watch if you have netflix....http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4196814/

Getting Old Sucks's picture

God doesn't need the devil.  He has GS.

knukles's picture

There's actual truth in that statement.

MissCellany's picture

Oh, you mean because they're "doing God's work"?

fattail's picture

Totally agree.  Praise be allah.  Submission and Sharia for all.  Allah akbar.

tok1's picture

What might be different now is change in pension fund portfolios,

Ie Japanese GPIF is now 25% foreign stocks 25% Japanese stocks
15% foreign bonds 35% Japanese bonds .. They use to be 61% local bonds 10% foreign 29% stocks..

Ie so if we have a stock crash they are much more exposed. Ie a 30% stock drop means 15% loss requiring large bond sales to rebalance ..

And brings the one thing they had control of susceptible to large losses.


kiwigal's picture

I read bits from the book The Mystery of the Shemitah, written by the American rabbi.  The interesting part was the symbolism with the Twin Towers and ancient cultures involving towers and how the U.S. is the new world. It was pretty scary reading but obviously it was tied in with religion and America's turning away from his idea of God. It is called The Shaking the major event that comes usually every 7 years and goes back to the idea where in the 7th year land should be left to rest, debts forgiven.  The end of the Shemitah year is September 13th.

valley chick's picture

And to continue with what the rabbi wrote...7 cycles of the 7 years an empire collapses. Wouldn't you know it too would be this year. Darn those 7's !

Squid Viscous's picture

speaking of collapses... something else had a 7 - "pull it!"

Billy the Poet's picture

Did the rabbi mention that Samson is the world's first recorded suicide terrorist?

Dickweed Wang's picture

Darn those 7's !

Come on 7! Daddy needs a new pair of shoes!

SuperRay's picture

Christine Lagarde just does what she's told, but she didn't tell us who tells her.



fattail's picture

The baptist church I was raised in had a special speaker one sunday who prophecied the start of the end times on September 13.



For a site that requires lucid logical discussion, it seems to have been overrun by a bunch of religous people seeking to goalseek their end of times prophecies.  Whole lot of confirmation bias and cognitive dissonance.

honestann's picture

All planned and executed by the predators-that-be.