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Investment is a game of money of securing future money by taking a risk today. Trading therefore comes with a list of rules to play by. Commodity trading in particular offers tremendous potential for becoming a completely different asset class.
However, before investing in any kind of commodity, you must do an in depth research and also ask your broker as many questions as possible. Through this category archive we provide you as much information and valuable insights into the world of commodity trading.
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There are two types of Wheat most commonly traded…
”Chicago Soft Red Winter (SRW) and KC Hard Red Winter (HRW) are the global industry standards for wheat. Chicago SRW Wheat is the most liquid Wheat futures contract in the world, trading the equivalent of more than 15 million tons each day in 2013–9 ½ times more than the largest European contract. Producers, processors, millers and exporters continue to look to Chicago SRW and KC HRW Wheat for the liquidity that is critical for any risk management solution.
Liquidity means that you can execute positions quickly, effectively and efficiently. Liquidity offers more flexibility in structuring hedging strategies to meet your timing and market needs. And when the world is facing new challenges in Wheat risk management, liquidity provides the security you need in order to respond with confidence” – CME Group
Types of Wheat Futures: Chicago SRW Wheat Futures and KC HRW Wheat Futures
Contract specifications: One contract (5,000 bushels) of deliverable (~ 136 Metric Tons)
The sugar market has made a significant upside move over the past few days and weeks.
Weather concerns for part of the growing areas in Asia, as well as strength in Brazilian real contributed to this rally.
From a technical point of view, I feel this market is overbought and over-extended, but when fundamentals take over, you can use the charts for wall decoration…That being said, I will be looking for signs of exhaustion on the daily and weekly charts.
The chart below is a monthly chart of sugar, and you will see that we are trading right against recent highs and I got a sell signal in the shape of my red diamond. However, I don’t have a crystal ball, hence I will look on the daily chart for a similar clue before trying to go against the trend and go short.
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