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.
From cattle to copper, commodity futures provide market participants a variety of unique options. The diversity of these offerings allow active traders to conduct business on a near 24/5 basis. Aside from the Friday afternoon to Sunday evening weekend pause, extensive commodity trading hours are one of the largest benefits available to traders. However, not… Read more.
There is a trade opportunity based on potential M.E.T. breakout in the Soybean futures market. The Stochastic indicator is showing strong Momentum to the upside. The Trend Seeker is currently down, though with a weak ranking. The MACD indicator has shifted bullish already. Buy: May 2018 Soybean futures contract on 988’0 using a stop order,… Read more.
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The North Korean situation flared up again with fresh threats from their leader, and while the markets have taken these types of threats in stride before, there will be some anxiety that affects risk sentiment.