Investor Knowledge
August 11 2022

Anticipating a New Commodities Super-Cycle

10 min read

Typically, the economy tends to be very cyclical, following patterns we have seen in the past, time and time again. We usually experience four stages: expansion, peak, contraction (also known as recession), and trough and eventually another expansion to mark the beginning of a new cycle. Lately, the term 'super-cycle" has been popping up in headlines and conversations about our current environment within commodities. So, what exactly is a super-cycle?