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The Mysterious Forces That Trigger Events

By Edward R. Dewey and Og Mandino

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The Mysterious Forces That Trigger Events

By Edward R. Dewey and Og Mandino

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Edward R. Dewey, as chief economist in the Hoover Administration, was tasked by President Hoover to figure out what caused the 1929 stock market crash and ensuing depression. In the course of his extensive investigations, he became convinced that something important was missing from our collective knowledge of how economies and societies work—a working knowledge of cycles.

He was joined in his quest to establish a “science of cycles” by other leaders of his time, including Ivy League scientists, Smithsonian Directors, Industrial CEOs, Ambassadors, and political leaders.

First published in 1971, Cycles: The Mysterious Forces that Trigger Events was Dewey’s answer to President Hoover’s question and to many more questions which had arisen from his decades of research.

Are there cycles in nature? In war? On Wall Street? In the universe? In you? Are cycles across different phenomena aligned with each other?

Find out in this compelling book!

You can also learn more about how Dewey’s work continues today at

About the author

Edward Russel Dewey was an economist and founder of the Foundation for the Study of Cycles (FSC). He stumbled upon what would become his passion, the study of cycles, in the early 1930s. He was Chief Economic Analyst for the Department of Commerce and carried out an assignment from President Herbert Hoover to identify the causes of the Great Depression.

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“Edward Dewey was my first study when I embarked on a lifelong mission to understand the market.”

—Brad Rotter, Financial Futures Pioneer

“Understanding and implementation of this critical knowledge will provide you with a distinct advantage in life.”

—Andy Pancholi, Geopolitical and Market Strategist

“Scientific endeavour is approaching a major change in its understandings and, before too long, it will overtly recognise that what goes up must also come down—as Dewey intuited many years ago.”

—Tony Plummer, Forecasting Financial Markets

“If you have not read this classic book, you will never understand cycles. It is a must-have book.”

—Larry Williams, 61-Year Veteran Trader and Author

“This book brings back to life some of the most important cyclical research of the 20th century. It’s a forensic and comprehensive illustration of the ebb and flow of the natural and human world.”

—Akhil Patel, The Secret Wealth Advantage

“Anyone interested in the rhythms of life on Earth should nurture an awareness of cyclic recurrences.”

—Robert R. Prechter, The Socionomic Theory of Finance

“Dewey leaves no stone unturned in his research, his explanations, his theoretical considerations, and his examples.”

—Jake Bernstein, CEO, Network Press

“I urge young investment professionals to study cycles now.”

—Bill Sarubbi, Cycles Research Investments
Published: 19/03/2024
Pages: 262
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857199577
ebook - ISBN 9780857199584
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