This post examines the relationship between Dallas and Denver, utilizing the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index for each city. The pair was selected based on a correlation analysis that yielded a correlation coefficient of 0.84 between the two cities. This analysis covered the 20 metropolitan indices in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index series, utilized log returns […]
Marya Alsati-Morad is associate director, Commodity Indices, at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Marya is responsible for the product management of S&P DJI Commodity Indices, which include the S&P GSCI® and DJ-UBS Commodities Index, the most widely recognized commodity benchmarks in the world. Both indices represent the global commodity market and are most commonly used for the historical benefits of inflation protection and diversification to stocks and bonds. In her role, Marya writes market commentary and works with the Index Research & Design, sales and marketing departments to bring new ideas to market.