Tagged: markets

The News & What it Means – Expected Drop in Soybean Acres Was Always Going to Happen

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – February 19, 2019
The news:

“After becoming the hot new crop in parts of Canada’s prairies, soybeans are starting to lose their appeal as Donald Trump’s trade war with China drives down prices.”

– Bloomberg, Feb. 16, 2019

A Look at Weather Markets of the Past

By Fred Evans – March 21, 2018

 

“What is cheap (undervalued) that I can buy that is going to go up so that I can make some money?” 

 

That was the standard refrain I heard when I would receive inquiries from neophyte investors (speculators) interested in trading commodity futures.  In my twenty years as a commodity futures account executive I never received a single phone call from a potential client who asked “what is overvalued that I can sell short and make some money?”