To paraphrase George Bernard Shaw: If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion, at least not the same conclusion.

Economists and financial pundits are famous for having strong opinions -- until they are proved wrong. Over the years, some have made mistakes that were whoopers., an online financial and educational resource, has compiled some of the worst predictions that have been utttered about finances and the stock market.  Following are’s top 10 predictions that were proved glaringly wrong.

10. Jim Cramer’s Call To Bail On Hewlett-Packard

On Nov. 12, 2012, Jim Cramer, the host of “Mad Money” on CNBC, urged his audience to get out of Hewlett-Packard, based on his dim view of its corporate culture and other perceived issues. So what happened? In six months, HP shot up about 100 percent.