Sugar High- Coffee Buzz

September 26, 2016

Last week both coffee and sugar reached new highs and both seem to be heading toward critical resistance levels on longer-term charts. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I look at the fundamentals and technicals for these two soft/tropical commodities and why they could be ready to launch into the stratosphere.

Article: Sugar High- Coffee Buzz

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Percolation in Coffee

August 29, 2016

Coffee has been trading in a range over recent months but the price of java beans has been making higher lows and higher highs. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I look at the technical and fundamental reasons to buy coffee and why Starbucks shares could move lower in the months ahead.

Article: Percolation in Coffee

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Cotton Drops To Critical Support

August 22, 2106

The price of cotton rose to all-time highs of $2.27 per pound in 2011 and had dropped down to below 60 cents until recently. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I look at the recent rally that took the fiber to almost 78 cents and how the price is now approaching a critical area of support setting up a low-risk and high-reward trading opportunity.

Article: Cotton Drops To Critical Support

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50% Retracement Of A Long Term Trend In Sugar

August 15, 2016

Editor’s Pick

The price of sugar has doubled since August 2015 and the second year of a deficit in the sugar market could mean that more gains are on the horizon. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I write about fundamental analysis in the sugar market, the problems of dealing with a market where subsidies distort free market prices and the price that is the line in the sand for the future path of least resistance for the price of the sweet commodity.

Article: 50% Retracement Of A Long Term Trend In Sugar

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Cocoa- Caught Between Demand And A Currency

August 8, 2016

Cocoa has been one of the most interest commodities over recent years because of the increasing demand for chocolate confectionery products in Asia. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha I explain why the Brexit vote and coming divorce from the EU has thrown a monkey wrench into the bull market in cocoa and why I believe that the hunger for chocolate in Asia will cause volatility and the bull market to continue.

Article: Cocoa- Caught Between Demand And A Currency

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Commodities- Winners and losers in Q2 2016 and looking ahead to Q3

July 5, 2016

Commodities had their best quarterly result in quite some time in Q2. In my latest article for the Commodity Strategist on CQG I review the action of the past three months and look forward to Q3 of 2016.

Article: Commodities- Winners and losers in Q2 2016 and looking ahead to Q3

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Soft Commodities- Second Quarter 2016 review and the outlook for Q3

July 5, 2016

Each of the five soft commodities posted gains in Q2 with sugar looking the sweetest. In my quarterly report on the topical commodities for Seeking Alpha I examine the action in Q2 and look forward to Q3 with some ideas.

Article: Soft Commodities- Second Quarter 2016 review and the outlook for Q3

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Commodities- Second Quarter Overview And The Outlook For Q3 2016

July 5, 2016

Q2 is in the books and commodities had a great three months. In my quarterly report on the commodities sector for Seeking Alpha, I review Q2 and my recommendations at the start of the quarter and look forward to the next three months and offer some new ideas.

Article: Commodities- Second Quarter Overview And The Outlook For Q3 2016

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Soft Commodities- The Quiet Bull Market

June 20, 2016

Editor’s Pick

Soft or luxury commodities have been moving higher as a sector over recent months with FCOJ, sugar, coffee, cocoa and even cotton showing signs of life. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha I review the current technical and fundamental state of these markets and offer some advice as how to profit from them in the weeks and months ahead.

Article: Soft Commodities- The Quiet Bull Market

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Demographics with a Capital D is the Real Story in Agriculture

May 23, 2016

Perhaps the most important thing that the USDA told us when they released the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report was that 2016/2017 will be yet another year of record demand for agricultural commodities. In my latest piece for QT Ag Online, I explain why demographics is the biggest story in grain and other agricultural markets today and why that will continue for the years to come.

Article: Demographics with a Capital D is the Real Story in Agriculture

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