This is a sample entry from Kirk Donsbach’s newsletter, The Cattleman’s Advisory, published on June 5, 2017. Weekly Cattle Commentary 06/02/2017 Of course, 24 hours after I say “excluding an unforeseen fundamental game changer, the highs for 2017 are probably in” we get an unforeseen game changer in India banning meat exports. Keep in mind… Read more.
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As a reader of TWIG, I hope you have come to understand my major objective to inspire ideas so you can hedge or trade these grains markets on your terms. Lately, I have been asked by producers why it would make sense to re-own. Today, I am going to step out of my bear costume and put on my bulls jersey. Maybe I can inspire an idea or two to get you involved.
The goal of hedging is to transfer price risk from one party to another. Hedging has been used for hundreds of years to help producers and buyers protect themselves from price risk.