65+ Commodity Statistics (2022)

Commodities include goods or services traded and exchanged with each other at a price governed by demand and supply. The commodity market began in 4500 BC where the people of Sumer or modern-day Iraq used clay tablets to denote goods to be delivered at a predetermined date. If you’re looking for a cited, chronological depiction …

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History of the Commodity Market

Trading in commodities has been a part of human civilization since time immemorial. The commodities markets have transformed from simple derivative contracts trading to sophisticated commodity exchanges. Here is a chronicle of the history of the commodity market and the significant events that have led to its evolution. Commodities trading is as old as human …

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Stocks, Bonds, and Gold Returns from 1922+

Stocks have outperformed t-bills, t-bonds, and gold over the 5, 10, 30, 40, and 50 years ending 2018. Due to the great recession, stocks only underperformed gold in the prior 20-year period. Period Ending 2018 Stocks Gold T-Bonds T-Bills 5 Years 50% 7% 16% 5% 10 Years 239% 47% 22% 5% 20 Years 195% 339% …

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