War Cycles to Drive Cotton?
Burton, David, Futures (Cedar Falls, IA)
Over me next five years, we should nave some wild swings in the commodity markets due to wars, droughts and movements in the stock markets. The war cycles are likely to blow up from the end of 1999 to 2005 as a number of cycles coincide. The most important number that W.D. Gann wrote about was 90. The number is one-quarter of a 360 degree circle, and markets often make trend reversals or trend accelerations on 90-day, 90-week, 90-month and 90-year time cycles. The other important Gann cycles are the 60, 50, 49, 45, 30, 20, 15, 13, 10, 9, 7, 5, 3 and 1-year cycles.
With cotton data dating back as far as 1731, there appears a strong correlation between the outbreak of wars and …
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Publication information: Article title: War Cycles to Drive Cotton?. Contributors: Burton, David - Author. Magazine title: Futures (Cedar Falls, IA). Volume: 29. Issue: 13 Publication date: December 2000. Page number: 30. © 2009 Summit Business Media. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.