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Chairman of the Board

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I’m a data nerd at heart, so I’ve been having an embarrassing amount of fun cleaning up our commodities database and going through it with a fine-toothed comb. Here is the long-term continuous contract of lumber, which has a couple of beautiful patterns, it turns out. One is the head and shoulders top (in red) and then there’s the massive basing pattern in green which, as we know now, was followed by an insane mega-rally:

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