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Would it be possible to continue the Baltic Exchange Dry Index Series.
It is a useful indicator for commodity business activity, and sentiment.
Hi Ben, I'll see what I can do. The site I was using for data no longer allows downloads. If you know of a site that has historical data on the BDI that I can download, I will be happy to update it. Thanks!
The Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA) could be used as a proxy for the Baltic Dry Index.
You can download an Excel spreadsheet from the Guggenheim website at –
Data goes back to June 11.2010, when this ETF started trading.
It would be useful to track this index – it is an important indicator of the Global Economy and how things are REALLY doing – independent of the nonsense spun by the main street media and Wall Street!
Thanks! I will look into it!
The chart at the top, namely the Baltic Dry Index in Gold, is very similar to the M2 Money Velocity chart provided by the Fed, with a lag of 10 years.
Is it possible to update the charts? Many interesting ones have not be updated since 2015 or so. Would make the
Hi Jeff, This is an ongoing project. Which charts would you most like to have updated? I'll try to prioritize them! Thanks, Sir Charles