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Options trading is one of the ways that producers and speculators can engage the grain markets. In contrast to buying or selling futures contracts in the corn market and wheat market, options provide a collection of exclusive opportunities. If you’re interested in becoming active in the grain market complex, then options are certainly worth a… Read more.
For active traders, dealing with a sudden or unexpected economic, political, or environmental event can be a monumental challenge. Unfortunately for many, an untimely circumstance is often the proverbial kiss of death to profitability. Ag commodities frequently fall victim to various crises — whether they’re human-made or courtesy of Mother Nature. Among these markets, grain… Read more.
Although a seemingly elementary point, weather is a principal X-factor that affects corn, wheat, and soybean prices, as well as the futures markets for these commodities . It’s an integral part of the evolving supply/demand curve, as well as being the single largest influencer of production. Simply put, the weather is an elite driver of… Read more.