There are many brilliant economists and physicist who attempt to predict the behaviors of global and local markets, and some are sometimes reasonably accurate in their predictions.
These people live and work in a tightly closed, highly regulated system that is sometimes manipulated just enough to effect a certain outcome, one that could never have been predicted by a brilliant scientist or economist.
It is not because they lack the thinking smarts. Not by any stretch. These people clearly are some of the best we humans have to offer. Read more