Have you ever wondered how to trade a sideways market? Selling short straddles is a way to trade a low volatility, sideways market. Read about how traders use this strategy.
Producers – With news releases that come many times per year, it can be difficult to manage price risk. Have you ever looked for a better way to do it? Short term options are the answer.
Producers – Have you ever wondered how you can win at basis? Did you even think you could win at basis? This is the way to do it.
In the second rendition of his Hedgucation 101 webinar, Broker Jake Swart shows examples of how using futures & options along with the sale of physical grain bushels can benefit your operation.
Producers – Do you want to generate cash flow, avoid paying storage costs, keep your upside open, and avoid using any margin? If on farm storage isn’t an option, but you don’t want to sell at these prices or pay to store, then think deeply about grain re-ownership.
Producers – What happens if grain prices stay depressed through harvest? Consider grain reownership as an alternative to physical storage.
The product market has turned, and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 8/18/ 17 *Product Price Monday 8/14 Price Friday 8/18 Net Change Loins 82.71 81.80 (.91) Butts 92.05 93.12 1.07 Picnic 58.98 54.54 (4.44) Rib 128.35… Read more.
Weekly Cattle Commentary 8/11/2017This week’s cash prices saw the bulk of cattle trading 114.50 to 116, 2 to 3$ lower than last week’s trades. Dressed sales were 183 to 185$. Basis was 5$ over the August Live board. Estimated weekly slaughter was 641K head, 62K larger than the same week last year. Box prices in… Read more.
The product market has turned and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 8/4/ 17 *Product Price Monday 8/7 Price Friday 8/11 Net Change Loins 85.94 82.78 -3.16 Butts 90.24 90.67 .43 Picnic 62.39 57.66 -4.73 Rib 118.13… Read more.
The product market has turned and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 7/28. *Product Price Monday 7/31 Price Friday 8/4 Net Change Loins 87.96 83.65 (4.31) Butts 88.22 88.55 .33 Picnic 63.60 60.68 (2.92) Rib 112.24 116.79 4.55 Ham 74.48 70.06… Read more.