Archive | September, 2013

US SPX 500 Futures for the Option Queen Letter

The Option Queen Letter

As to the bull market, remember the trend is your friend, that said, keep your stops tight and don’t be afraid to take profits when presented with that opportunity. One of the biggest mistakes investors can make is not taking profits when they are available. Remember, you can always purchase the issue again. Nothing goes […]

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Coffee futures

Coffee – Calm before the Storm

For the better part of three weeks coffee prices have largely been range bound consolidating just above their recent lows. The market is in the process of digesting a massive Brazilian crop and the outlook for a potential record crop again next year. Brazil is the 800 lb. gorilla in the coffee market and should […]

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30 Year US Treasury Bond Futures

Treasury Complex on its Heels

US Treasury futures are lower for the third day running amid fresh signs of economic expansion, putting the yield of the benchmark 10-yr Notes on the cusp of rising above 3% for the first time in 2 years. According to ADP today the US added 176,000 jobs in August. A key gauge of the US […]

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Crude oil futures chart for September 4, 2013

Crude oil – Buy the Rumor…Sell the Fact

October Crude oil recently traded above $112/barrel but as of this post futures are trading $5 under that level below its 8 day MA (orange line). I often use the 8 day MA and 18 day MA as key pivot points when navigating the energy sector and as one can see on the chart below […]

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Sugar (Azucar) Futures chart for September 3, 2013

Azucar – A Changing of the Guards

Clearly the trend has been lower in sugar for the last two years with futures currently trading nearly half the value they were trading at 25 months ago. It does appear that we are consolidating just above the 16 cent level and we may have found an interim bottom. Within the last few weeks futures […]

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