Das Kapital – The three volume set by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels may contain the theoretical underpinnings for the observations of R. N. Elliott. The fundamental interactions involved in economics via social relationships between commodities lead to the development of Elliott Waves — later expanded upon by Prechter, Sornette, and others. More on this possible connection in a future post. Regardless, based on what I have read so far, I think this will be an interesting intellectual read. The well-worn hardback copy version I am reading, from a Boston library, was published in 1902; I wonder who has read this copy in the past 112 years?

Volume 1 – Capital: Critique of Political Economy
Volume 2 – Capital: The Process of Circulation of Capital
Volume 3 – Capital: The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

Ebook and PDF versions: here and here

Also, for some lectures and commentary on the book see David Harvey’s website.

Possible conception for The Organism which Marx refers to: