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    Commodity spreads 14: What is seasonality?

    16 May 2018

    After thirteen parts of the spread series, we have the perfect base for trading commodity spreads. Now we can go to the specific analyzes I use when selecting the right trade. In the last part I have partly started with seasonality and I will continue with it also today. There is no doubt seasonality is […]

    Commodity Spreads: Quiz time

    9 May 2018

    We have already completed 13 parts in our spread series, that had been filled with information on how to trade commodity spreads. I tried to explain everything that every spread trader must know. But before we move on to analyses of different markets, you should test yourself and find out to what extent you understand […]

    Dollar, currencies and precious metals

    3 May 2018

    There has been quite a lot movement in the commodity markets recently. Mostly, however, we talk about dollar and its impact on other commodities. The dollar is currently undergoing a growth correction. So, let’s take a closer look at this important and huge market today.   Current dollar development Growth correction is not surprising. In […]

    Commodity spreads 13: How to correctly build an interdelivery spread

    20 Apr 2018

    In today’s part of our series, I would like to basically sum up everything we have discussed so far. We will look in detail at the very popular corn market and the spreads that can be traded here. We will find out which combinations of spreads will be the most advantageous in our case. You […]

    My point of view on the corn market

    4 Apr 2018

    Today we look at corn. Last week the price has ended very wildly. A lot of spread traders, including me, are holding bear spreads, so I’m going to describe my current situation today.   Technical analysis The last trading day before Easter the price went up and closed over 396 cents. However, our Spread Report […]

    Commodity spreads 12: How can you earn on non-trending markets?

    14 Mar 2018

    You may think that this is not possible when you are reading the headline of this article. Something that does not move cannot make you money. But it is really possible, when it comes to interdelivery spreads. Of course, it is necessary to fully understand the principle of spread behavior as well as the structure […]

    Cheap spread on corn

    7 Mar 2018

    If you’re interested in buying something, whether it’s food or electronics, you’re definitely looking for a quality at a good price. The same applies to trading. I am personally looking for “quality” inter-delivery spreads at the best price. And sometimes we can actually find situations that meet both these conditions at the same time. At […]

    Commodity spreads 11: What shows the contango histogram?

    28 Feb 2018

    We have really learned a lot in the past ten parts of our series on commodity spreads. We already understand what spreads are, how are they traded, and how to build your own strategy based on the current market situation. Great. Today I am going to explain a slightly more advanced thing that I use […]

    Soybean flies up to the sky. When it will stop?

    21 Feb 2018

    Bull spreads on soybean and soybean meal have shown us a truly spectacular performance this year. This is a big difference compared to last year’s boring movement. What is the reason? Can we expect this wild behavior to continue? Today we will look at it in more details. The reason for the sharp price rice […]

    Commodity spreads 10: Bull spreads vs. bear spreads

    14 Feb 2018

    If you have get to this lesson and all the previous ones are clear to you, please accept my congratulation. Now you are ready to create your own spread without any help. In the last part of the series, I have revealed that the spot price acts as a magnet on the term structure and […]