Grading Our 2021 Annual Forecast as 2022 Approaches
MIN READDec 30, 2021 | 20:04 GMT
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Every December, our analysts here at Stratfor reflect on the annual forecasts we made a year ago to help maintain transparency with you (our readers), as well as ourselves. With 2022 only days away, we look back on how we thought 2021 would unfold amid an ongoing pandemic and a new U.S. president in office, and which of those expectations panned out. Below you’ll find our 2021 Annual Forecast Scorecard with a selection of our hits and misses for the year, along with a few forecasts that are still on track but need more time to take shape....