Category Archives: economy-Commodities

Economy – commodities: cycles in commodity prices including market prices.

Is the Kondratiev wave still relevant?

This question is asked on Interactive investor yesterday at http://www.iii.co.uk/articles/articledisplay.jsp?article_id=10105568&special_id=10060887 where Peter temple states: Why should an obscure economist liquidated as part of Stalin’s purges in the 1930s be relevant to today’s generation of stockmarket investors? To get the answer … Continue reading

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The Lambda Function

Several papers by Stephen J Taylor and Brian G Kingsma, “Non-stationarity in Sugar Prices” http://www.jstor.org/pss/3009471 and “An Analysis of the Variance and Distribution of Commodity Price Changes” deal with a method of pre-processing price data which is suitable for many … Continue reading

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