We go over the recent moves in the macro markets and the latest from the 2002 Ag Forum
We go over the latest WASDE results plus our thoughts on Rice, Corn, Crude, Cotton, and Soybeans vs KC Wheat
The USDA’ s February WASDE will included expected demand from Phase One and the USMCA trade deals. Both should be friendly
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global demand for crude oil is expected to increase by 1 million barrels per day until the year 2025. If the IEA’s projections turn out to be accurate, then the supply side of the global energy complex will be placed under immense pressure. Given such a scenario, implementing… Read more.
In the real world, as well as in the markets, managing risk is a critical part of avoiding financial catastrophe. From buying a life insurance policy to diversifying your portfolio, actively addressing risk can save countless dollars and provide peace of mind.
For decades, institutional traders have limited the risk exposure of their portfolios by implementing delta hedging strategies. These methodologies are now gaining popularity among retail traders in the stock, currency, and futures markets.
For investors and producers who participate in the global markets, currency risk is a very real consideration. Currency risk, also known as exchange-rate risk, emerges when foreign currencies unexpectedly appreciate or depreciate against one another. In the event that traditional correlations suddenly become stressed or irrelevant, once sturdy monetary relationships degrade―and currency risk runs rampant.
When it comes to managing risk, successful producers take a no-nonsense approach to hedging. No matter if your business is facing the commodities or manufacturing sectors, limiting exposure to unfortunate trends in asset pricing is a must. Although you can accomplish this task by taking a variety of approaches, futures can be a valuable part… Read more.
Producers – Do you have a structured marketing plan? Having one can be the difference between marketing at levels that you should and letting those opportunities pass.
Producers – Have you ever wondered when you should use futures versus when you should use options? Do you know the optimal times to use one versus the other? Making the right choice can be vital. Make sure you know the difference.