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Coffee & Wheat Explode In November

Andy Hecht
Dec 01, 2021

Commodities are highly volatile assets. Price often below rational, logical, and reasonable levels. In April 2020, nearby NYMEX crude oil prices fell to negative $40.32 per barrel. Anyone holding a long position without storage capacity had to... more

Market Summary: November 28, 2021

Thomas Finlon
Nov 29, 2021

The discovery of a new Covid strain slammed petroleum prices on Friday as overwhelming fears
of demand destruction enveloped energy markets, erasing gains dating back to August. This
was the largest one-day drop since April 20, 2020... more

Notes From Underground: Odious, Indeed

Yra Harris
Nov 22, 2021

We at Notes From Underground on Oct. 31 wrote a post titled, “The Odious Designs of ECB Policy.” It noted that during the ECB post-meeting press conference President Christine Lagarde said — in response to a question of whether the ECB would... more

Market Summary: November 21, 2021

Thomas Finlon
Nov 22, 2021

Petroleum prices fell for a fourth consecutive week, the longest streak of weekly losses since March 27, 2020. After having reached seven-month highs a scant four weeks ago, prices are now at sevenweek lows. This was the largest weekly reduction... more

The Roundtable Insight – Kevin Duffy is Principal of Bearing Asset Management and editor of The Coffee Can Portfolio

Nov 17, 2021

Yra Harris & Kevin Duffy with thanks to Financial Repression Authority.

 

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Notes From Underground: A Possible Solution to the Central Bank Dilemma

Yra Harris
Nov 16, 2021

It’s been. another week in which headline inflation concerns has jolted markets, particularly in the interest rate space, but not as much as many investors and traders would have expected. The yield curves in the U.S. FLATTENED as markets seem... more

Market Summary: November 14, 2021

Thomas Finlon
Nov 15, 2021

Energy prices fell for a third consecutive week and third week in 12 as the looming threat of intervention by executive order from the US president to try to reduce energy prices dominated market influences this week. The rate of inflation was... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 6.10

Marcus Kwan
Nov 11, 2021
General Removed older widgets that are difficult to maintain: Globe, World Clock, and Bubble orders Time & Sales Portfolio widget: Ability to add symbols to lists OTC/HMS Publish Bids & Offers widget Order Report now retains settings... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 6.9

Marcus Kwan
Nov 11, 2021
Trading Added bracket to actions for a working order Reduced width of Algo Order Ticket Improved account picker to enable multi-select OTC/HMS Publish Bids & Offers widget Added required fields configuration Publish Bids & Offers Report... more

Notes From Underground: What Turned the Markets On Friday?

Yra Harris
Nov 09, 2021

The U.S. and Canadian unemployment data both were somewhat stronger than expected. The markets were trading in focus with the robust U.S. data — equities higher, DOLLAR firm, and bonds trying to adjust in the face of the FOMC‘s tapering plans.... more