Archive | August, 2006

Cotton Production Number Shock

USDA Crop Report Reveals Production Above All Estimates at 20.4 That production number of 20.4 million bales released this morning was a shocker! When I first heard it I immediately thought that perhaps something was wrong, but it wasn’t. And since it wasn’t, I then thought about what to expect when the market opened. (more…)

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Soybean Trade Recommendation

Soybean Trade Recommendation

In setting up this trade we are looking to take advantage of a prominent support level near 575 which gives us an entry point very close to our sell stop, thus keeping our downside risk minimal. As the possibility of a short term pullback is quite plausible we recommend buying a short term at the […]

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Euronext History

Euronext N.V., a holding company incorporated under Dutch law that operates through local subsidiaries, was formed on 22 September 2000 when the exchanges of Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris merged. The Euronext group expanded at the beginning of 2002 with the acquisition of LIFFE (London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange) and the merger with the […]

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Parrot Trading Partners

If you have traveled overseas in the past few weeks you might have seen managing principal of Parrot Trading Partners, LLC, Jes Santaularia, on CNN International. Jes was featured on as part of a CNN International segment called, “Passion to Portfolio”, featuring 13 entrepreneurs worldwide. (more…)

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T-Bond Bulls Become Tired

T-Bond Bulls Become Tired

September U.S. Treasury bond futures at the Chicago Board of Trade on Wednesday tagged a fresh four-month high of 108 21/32, but then backed off the session high and were trading nearer the session low in morning dealings. Still, the bond market bulls have gained near-term technical momentum recently. Prices have been trending higher for […]

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Milk: It Does a Portfolio Good

After reaching record highs in 2004, milk has been in a steep downwards trend. Having just recently crossed below the $11 mark, class III milk futures are down 50% from their highs two years ago. With many farmers having increased their dairy cattle herd over the past few years in response to high prices, the […]

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