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

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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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