Wouldn't it be great to have a crystal ball to see into the future?
You could know when the next market crash will be, what stocks to buy, and which companies will be the fastest growing.
While crystal balls remain a fantasy, there is a group of unique companies that have the next best thing.
You see, there is a handful of companies that have been quietly developing what I call "Prediction Plants" -- ultra-secret facilities with sophisticated technology that allow them to predict certain events before they happen.
You read that right.
#-ad_banner-#These companies have built secret facilities thousands of miles from Wall Street that hold the key to predicting the future.
As a result, some of them have already seen gains as high as 650% and 884% over the past decade. And experts believe that these companies will create $14 trillion in new wealth by 2018.
That's why I believe these companies are in a growth trend still in its infant stages.
They've already predicted flu outbreaks... what book customers are most likely to buy... where the next vacation hotspot will be... and a whole lot more.
And in some cases, instead of predicting what you want to do in the future, they know what you meant to do in the past.
How is this possible?
Let me show you...
You're no doubt aware that technology has been advancing at a rapid pace -- especially when it comes to computers.
But what you may not know is that the rapid increase in computer technology has caused an explosion in the amount of bits of information out there -- or what I call "bits," for short.
Bits haven't gotten a lot of broad attention yet in the mainstream press. But "in the know" people are making some big comparisons.
The European Consumer Commissioner says that bits are "the new oil."
Kenneth Cukier of The Economist writes that bits are "like a magical diamond that keeps giving."
And while talking about the search for more bits, former Columbia professor Eric Siegel writes that "we have ourselves a genuine gold rush."
Where do these bits come from? They come from you, me, and everybody else. We create them. Every time you click on a website, surf the Internet, buy something online -- pretty much any time you do anything on a computer -- a bit is created.
They basically travel from our computers through the Internet and wind up in little black boxes that reside in remote locations. That's where they're stored.
In the old days, you couldn't do much with these bits. The technology just wasn't available.
But nowadays, thanks to these secret facilities I call "Prediction Plants," companies and organizations can use these bits to predict the future.
One can predict airline prices with 75% accuracy...
Another predicted an economic downturn in 2011 before the government...
Another can predict the weather 40 days in advance...
Yet another can predict whether a baby will be born premature with 80% accuracy...
And this is just the beginning. I could go on and on...
Now, if you've never heard any of this before, I'm not surprised. The companies doing this try to keep it a secret.
That's why I sat down for a tell-all interview to explain how many companies have built secret "Prediction Plants" in remote locations to help them predict the future, and why they don't allow ANYONE inside. Not even senators or governors.
You see, I've spent the past several months investigating these companies, and I've uncovered the full story. You'll get all the details in my broadcast, and you'll also see why experts are anticipating trillions of dollars in new wealth over the next few years, and thousands of percent in growth.
To show you exactly what I mean, let me tell you about one of these companies helping others predict the future...
Shares Of This Little-Known Company Could Double By 2015
For the past seven years, this company has developed a full range of advanced devices to help its customers get more value out of their bits and use them to predict future events.
This has separated this company from its peers, and helped it acquire a broad range of clients.
Its customers include 84 of the Fortune 100 companies, 87% of companies listed on the Dow Jones and 20 international government agencies -- spread throughout the automotive, energy and utilities, entertainment/media, financial services, healthcare, high technology, insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail, services, telecommunications, and travel/transportation sectors.
For example, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute uses this company's products to predict when it will run out of money, which workers will be the most productive in the coming year, and when they will need to buy more equipment.
A company called nCino uses this company's products to help its credit union and community bank customers predict which loan applicants will be denied.
InsideTrack, which focuses on improving outcomes in higher education, uses this company's products to figure out which students are likely to drop out of school, among other things.
Not surprisingly, this company is wiping the floor with the competition.
Just take a look at the impressive fourth quarter it just reported on:
-- Record revenue growth, up 18%, to $276.0 million
-- Record software sales, up 19%, to $134.6 million
-- Record non-GAAP earnings of $0.49 per share
The company said for fiscal 2014, it was raising its expected full year revenue range from $1.015 billion to $1.065 bilion. It expects to earn between $1.55 and $1.65 a share in 2014.
And management says three primary trends put it in the right place at the right time, for the long haul: an exponentially growing market; technology megatrends that are elevating the importance of "bit" integration; and the company's differentiated products and technology investments.
This company's shares currently trade around $40 with a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 51.8 -- a bit higher than its industry's average. If the company earns $1.63 per share for 2014 and $1.86 for 2015, and if it were to maintain today's P/E, its share price could more than double to $84 for 2014 and soar to $96 in 2015.
Of course, these are just a few of the reasons why I think this company could double from here.
There's a lot more I can say about this company, its potential to see a 100% share price gain this year, and how "Prediction Plants" are in the midst of ushering in the next big wave of wealth creation.
There's simply too much information about this megatrend to detail in one essay. That's why we're offering access to an exclusive broadcast of my interview to readers of StreetAuthority.
Be sure to check out the interview, because this opportunity could be BIG. Analysts say these companies are in the early stages of what could be a 5,000% growth trend over the next six years.
These companies could help you to be prepared for whatever the market throws your way in 2014.