Tag Archives: futures markets

The End of an Era

For those of us that have traded these markets for decades, this week marks the end of an era… The migration to electronic trading is virtually complete. For some reason this leaves me with a sad, empty feeling. “Nostalgic” is … Continue reading

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Live Cattle Futures Succumb to Feeder Futures Collapse

My wife’s intuition tells me that I need to say a few words about “limit down (or up)” days. First, what they are: The government in all its wisdom and through its Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has determined that no … Continue reading

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Home ~ The Beef Fed Cattle Market Info

They say fear and greed are the two components of trading and one should avoid both of them if possible. But human nature gets the best of everyone. It was the shorts turn in the barrel late last week and early this one … Continue reading

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What’s The Best Way To Market Beef Calves This Year?

These guys make it way to complicated–something that can always be expected from an academic. We use a much simpler and more effective approach. See How to Get Rich from Drought and Bad Cattle Prices taken from Chapter 7: A Handbook … Continue reading

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