Are you a 'commodity market visionary'?

STRICTLY Boardroom considers the psychology of commodity markets – and of commodity market analysts too.

Are you a 'commodity market visionary'? Are you a 'commodity market visionary'? Are you a 'commodity market visionary'? Are you a 'commodity market visionary'? Are you a 'commodity market visionary'?

Your scribe is a long-time student of commodity markets - and of the people that analyse those same markets in excruciating detail. 

A good commodity analyst team is typically populated by many colourful characters, and, perhaps with some reluctance, they would admit that their very strength lies more in their diversity than their individual genius.

Left-alone, errors in foresight by commodity analysts are often predictable: That is, we have observed ‘predictable irrationality' on the part of individual analysts many times.

In combination however, these eclectic analyst-types can argue, debate and even collectively irritate themselves toward great market analyses, and more importantly, towards genuine market insight:  Insight on demand, on the ...