New answers tagged


Here is the logic: Think of your investment as doubling and doubling again, and doubling again, rather than as going up a thousand, and then another thousand, and then another thousand. In other words, everything about investing is proportional, and that is EXACTLY what semi-logarithmic chart is.


I plotted my own long term stock market price chart, nearly half a century ago, using semi-logarithmic scale and adjusting for inflation. So, I figure that now people are half a century late, in figuring out the obvious. But, at least people are starting to ask questions.


Does the link below help? It's free and has daily 3 month rates.


CSI: Expensive, but the data is not bad (quality wise) SIX Financial (former Telekurs): Middle tier price-wise, OK data CRB: Terrible customer service, but reasonable pricing CQG (don't know about their pricing)


Try a very reliable and accurate source


You can check whether your university has an access to Reuters or Bloomberg or else databases. In case it doesn't have any try Yahoo


Better than Markit, you can have a look at (subscription is free). About 1000 CDS are covered. Daily end-of-day prices (mid of a best bid/offer order book) from Jan 2006 and continues on an ongoing basis. There are the charts you want starting 2006. I think you may also be able to subscribe to an intra-day livefeed if you want.


You can use =BHP(....,) to download the historical data from download the latest data you can use BDP instead of BHP.

Top 50 recent answers are included