Good afternoon friends!
January of 2018 is a wrap! I figured a snapshot of more than a few commodity markets from 10,000 feet may be useful. As you can see in the case of the row crops, we have started to move but we have a long way we could go. Its easy to be bearish in the short term, but take a look at that chart of the ES and tell me you want to be long term bearish grains at these price levels. Volatility remains low, but it wont stay that way forever. As we have seen in the cotton and wheat markets since last week, things can change quickly. Stay nimble, thanks for following along with TWIG in January. See you all in Feb.
Guide to USDA Grain Reports
USDA grain reports have the potential to move markets. This guide outlines the weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
This material is conveyed as a solicitation for entering into a derivatives transaction.
This material has been prepared by a Daniels Trading broker who provides research market commentary and trade recommendations as part of his or her solicitation for accounts and solicitation for trades; however, Daniels Trading does not maintain a research department as defined in CFTC Rule 1.71. Daniels Trading, its principals, brokers and employees may trade in derivatives for their own accounts or for the accounts of others. Due to various factors (such as risk tolerance, margin requirements, trading objectives, short term vs. long term strategies, technical vs. fundamental market analysis, and other factors) such trading may result in the initiation or liquidation of positions that are different from or contrary to the opinions and recommendations contained therein.
Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance. The risk of loss in trading futures contracts or commodity options can be substantial, and therefore investors should understand the risks involved in taking leveraged positions and must assume responsibility for the risks associated with such investments and for their results.
You should carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances and financial resources. You should read the "risk disclosure" webpage accessed at www.DanielsTrading.com at the bottom of the homepage. Daniels Trading is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any trading system, newsletter or other similar service. Daniels Trading does not guarantee or verify any performance claims made by such systems or service.