Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thursday before the long weekend

With weather issues impacting grains and world wide events impacting gold and oil,  it might be the best strategy to get flat and then look

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Volatile Grains

Corn: December corn settled down 5 ½ cents at $4.80 ¾.. Weather remains the main issue. One private forecaster cut its forecast

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Dec gold near June highs of 1426

Gold has reached a level where I would rather sell it than buy dips.  Despite the garbage going on in the Mid-east, (and there will

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Sep/Ded Corn spread sale at 27/28 gives us an 11 cent profit

Last week I looked at the Sep Dec  Corn  spread which seemed to have bounced too far too fast.If you sold that spread, cover at

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GOLD BUGS: Here comes your $1400/oz

December Gold is what we’re trading now.  August is in delivery and I wouldn’t trade that unless you have the physical product.December has the volume

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Sep/Dec Corn Spread Head Hunting for the Shorts


CU/CZ Spread is not for the faint hearted.   We have Sep options expiring tomorrow.  Sep Corn has rallied 46 cents in the last 9

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Good news from Euro Zone and China stops the bleed in Stock Indexes

At around midnight last night my phone went off w/ news that HSBC china index popped above 50 unexpectedly, signaling a recovery.
Based on this,

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Dow moves 100 lower on comments that Fed “tapering” is likely

Minutes released today suggested that the Fed Governors are leaning towards favoring “tapering” of the current 85 billion a month in easing.Sep Dow traded down

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CZ Short Update: If you sold this 40 cent rally you have 6 cent profit

If you sold this 40 cent rally,  right now you have a 5 to 6 cent profit. That’s only 250 to 300 bucks a contract.However, 

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December Corn Rally’s back 1/2 way.. Bull Trap?

CZ has bounced 40 1/2 cents in 4 days.   1/2 way back target is $4.87… Above that we get $4.97-$5.00In my opinion,   this is just

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