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Kondratieff Cycles and Long Term Interest Rates

Kondratieff is perhaps the best known economic cycles researcher, having given his name to a cycle of around 54 years in prices and interest rates. The following graph, taken from “Cycles” magazine in August 1980, shows Kondratieff’s interest rate chart … Continue reading

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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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