After climbing 18% in the last 60 days cocoa prices have consolidated in recent weeks just under the $2500 level in December futures. I am operating under the influence that an interim top has been established on 8/20 at $2547 or $100 above current trade. I am expecting a challenge of the up sloping trend […]
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Cocoa – How NOT being in the Market can make you $$
First let’s address the move in cocoa today…that had futures higher by 3.19% and intra-day trading to their highest levels in three months. Last week one can see that we found support at the 20 day MA (light blue line) as futures danced that line for five sessions before the acceleration today. Weather related news […]
Cocoa Day 1 of an Impending Reversal
Cocoa futures have traded to a 5 week high after data was released yesterday on NA grinding numbers. Second quarter cocoa grindings far exceeded the market’s expectations with an 11.8% jump…far above estimates that came in at 3-5%. A bullish number in Europe, NA and Asia all seeing year-on-year increases in Q2 in spite of […]
Cocoa makes your Milky Way cost less in Two Months?
Global food prices rose 1% in April, with levels now only 9% below the peak reached in February 2011, according to the United Nations. This was driven predominantly by a sharp rise in dairy prices. Considering that I can count on one hand how many times my clients and I have traded milk futures… I’m […]