Data Consolidation

Biff: Thanks so much for your input on the automation. After a small
bit of tweaking, your formula worked like a charm.

Now that I have the correlation multi-year table comparison automated,
I would like to consolidate each commodities multi-year correlation
into an overall correlation set.

What I have now is five sets of correlation rows/commodity
(representing the five historical data sets) which look like the

Australian Dollar (AD) Correlations
1yr:	C	S	PN	SI	SM
15yr:	DX	TU	SP	MP
20yr:	CC	GC	MP
Overall: ???

I want to create a formula which simultaneously looks across the five
rows of historical data and provides one row (Overall) of the unique
correlations for each commodity. So, for example, in the above
example, the Overall row (minus the duplicates) for AD would look as

AD Overall:  BO, BP, C, CC, CD, DX, EU, GC, MP, PN, S, SF, SI, SM, SP,

I will probably apply a logical filter to the above where the symbol
will need to show up at least x times over the entire historical data
set for it to qualify as a solid correlation. (e.g., If DX appears in
5, 10 and 15 years but TU only appears once, DX would be considered a
strong correlation whereas TU would be weak.). So, in the end, the
overall row would be minimized to:

AD Overall:  DX, EU, GC, MP, SF, SI, SM

Any and all help would be appreciated.

Craig B.

"Biff" <> wrote in message
> Hi!
> In your closely correlated critera you have the range 80-
> 100% yet in the sample you have:
> >Commodity AD: 	BO, CD
> Where BO = 79. Is that just a typo?
> Is it possible for any commodity to correlate to another
> commodity (other than itself) at 100%?
> Here's a general formula that will do what you want but
> may need tweaked after all the fine details are worked out:
> Assume the table is in the range A1:J10. In A12:A20 you
> have the commodities listed.
> A12 = AD
> In B12 enter this array formula with the key combo of
> CTRL,SHIFT,ENTER and copy across until you get #NUM!
> errors. This is for your 80-100% correlation:
> =INDEX($B$1:$J$1,SMALL(IF($B$2:$J$2>=0.8,IF
> ($B$2:$J$2<=1,COLUMN($A$1:$I$1))),COLUMN()-1))
> The output will return this:
> AD   CD
> You can use the same formula with changes to the %
> arguments and the COLUMN()-1 argument (depending on what
> column the formula is in) for the loosely correlated
> criteria.
> Biff
> >-----Original Message-----
> >I have created five (5) grids within Excel consisting of
>  correlations
> >comparing various commodities. Each correlation grid
>  represents years
> >of data (i.e., 5yr, 10yr, 15yr, etc.).
> >
> >Right now, I am manually checking each commodity across
>  every grid to
> >see which other commodities are closely or loosely
>  correlated. At the
> >same time, I check to see if these correlations are
>  consistent across
> >all years of data. Once the correlation is manually
>  validated, I type
> >the summary list into yet another worksheet.
> >
> >Basically, here's an abbreviated example of what the
>  grids look like:
> >
> > AD 	100%	79%	47%	50%	63%	94%	12%
>  34%	49%
> > BO 	79%	100%	17%	66%	79%	76%	53%
>  62%	74%
> > BP 	47%	17%	100%	14%	19%	42%	43%
>  53%	29%
> > C 	50%	66%	14%	100%	44%	37%	59%
>  52%	86%
> > CC 	63%	79%	19%	44%	100%	55%	40%
>  38%	46%
> > CD 	94%	76%	42%	37%	55%	100%	3%
>  38%	44%
> > CL 	12%	53%	43%	59%	40%	3%
>  100%	69%	74%
> > CON 	34%	62%	53%	52%	38%	38%	69%
>  100%	75%
> > CT 	49%	74%	29%	86%	46%	44%	74%
>  75%	100%
> >
> >
> >Given I have about 50 commodities to compare over 5
>  separate time
> >frames, I really want to automate this task as the manual
>  approach is
> >incredibly labor intensive and prone to error. I'd like
>  the output of
> >this task automation to generate a simple list such as
>  what follows:
> >
> >	        Closely Correlated (80-100%)	Loosely
>  Correlated (50-79%)
> >Commodity AD: 	BO, CD	                        C, CC, KC
> >Commodity BO: 	PN	                        CT, CON,
>  CD, CC, C, AD
> >Etc.
> >
> >I'm not sure if what I'm looking to accomplish is very
>  straightforward
> >or if it may require some custom programming. Is there
>  something built
> >into Excel which can help with this or might there be
>  some add-ins or
> >tools which are available to help with this automation.
> >
> >Any help or insight would be appreciated.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >CB
> >.
> >

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