Archive | October, 2013

Commodities Impact Rainforest Loss

Commodities Impact Rainforest Loss

It’s been a bad time for the Amazon over the last several months. There has been a sharp reversal in deforestation trends there, following a number of years of significant progress. While deforestation is a yearly occurrence within the basin, until recently the rate of deforestation has been declining. However, in the last 12 months, […]

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Sugar 8% off Last Weeks Highs

Sugar 8% off Last Weeks Highs

Sugar #11 futures in March 14′ have retraced 38.2% and are challenging the trend line that has served as support since futures put in a bottom in late August. As of this post price action has dragged futures under their 20 day MA (red line) as seen below. This is the first trade under that […]

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How Accounting Skills Can Help You Make Sense Of Investments

How Accounting Skills Can Help You Make Sense Of Investments

Companies are ingenious inventions. From humble, functional roots, the company has grown to be one of the most successful legal creations ever, responsible for untold global economic growth and development. The ability to adopt a legal personality distinct from its owners, and later, the concept of limited liability, made companies a lean, legal structure that […]

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Crude oil futures chart for October 13, 2013

Crude Oil Overstreched

WTI Crude oil prices may have found a floor. The steep sell off that has dragged December futures lower by nearly 6% in the last two weeks may have run its course. Futures are oversold as indicated by stochastics and while the 50% Fibonacci level may not be your ultimate reversal point there appears to […]

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FCOJ - A Liquid Trading Opportunity

FCOJ – A Liquid Trading Opportunity

FCOJ still costs me the same at Wholefoods but should we not see a discount being futures are lower by 20% in the last five months. The line in the sand appears to be $115 the same level that has served as support on all attempts in 13′. I am expecting the lower red horizontal […]

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Sugar Futures chart for October 21, 2013

What does a Sugar Correction Smell like?

In the last seven weeks sugar futures have advanced just better than 15% making it one of the best performing commodities in recent months. Earning bragging rights trying to keep pace with the stock market which as of this post is trading at fresh records highs. Friday’s action spurred by a fire at a warehouse […]

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Wheat Futures

Wheat – Correction in a longer-term Bull Market

In just over three weeks wheat futures have moved from oversold to overbought advancing 8% in the futures market. We have closed lower the last three consecutive sessions closing below the 9 day MA (green line) today. This was the confirmation I was looking for and have spoke to in the last few days. Use […]

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Things to consider when choosing a forex broker

Things To Consider When Choosing A Forex Broker

Sometimes the Forex market can seem a bit like the Wild West. The number of Forex brokers out there is almost unlimited, with each claiming to be the best in the market. Given the fact that forex trading is a high-risk, high leverage enterprise, the last thing you want is a broker who is not […]

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