Commentary

Futures Traders Finding Community Through Social Media

May 31, 2022
By Bruce Blythe

AT A GLANCE

TRADING-RELATED TWEETS SURGED 52% IN 2021, WHILE 80% OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS SAY THEY USE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THEIR REGULAR WORKFLOW BLOOMBERG QUICKTAKE HAS CAPTURED A GENERATIONAL MEDIA EVOLUTION BY DELIVERING... more

CCC – The Speculator’s Directional Dream Structure

May 27, 2022

Over the past few weeks, I’ve asked several options pros with over forty years’ experience about a specific options strategy that I developed for speculators which has limited downside risk and unlimited upside potential (like a long call option... more

Wednesday Weekly Grain Seasonal Review 5.25.22

May 25, 2022

Each Wednesday this article will be updated with the current seasonal study using CQG’s Seasonal analysis applied to the Soybean, Wheat and Corn markets. You can download the CQG pac providing the studies and charts here. In addition, the... more

Wednesday Weekly Grain Seasonal Review 5.18.22

May 18, 2022

Each Wednesday this article will be updated with the current seasonal study using CQG’s Seasonal analysis applied to the Soybean, Wheat and Corn markets. You can download the CQG pac providing the studies and charts here. In addition, the... more

Wednesday Weekly Grain Seasonal Review 5.11.22

May 11, 2022

Each Wednesday this article will be updated with the current seasonal study using CQG’s Seasonal analysis applied to the Soybean, Wheat and Corn markets. You can download the CQG pac providing the studies and charts here. In addition, the... more

The Roundtable Insight - Dr. Barbara Kolm & Yra Harris on Europe, Economy and Austrian School

May 10, 2022

Dr. Barbara Kolm is the Vice President of the Austrian Central Bank, since 2018. She is also the Director of the Austrian Economics Center (AEC) and President of the Friedrich August von Hayek Institute. She founded the Free Market Road Show,... more

Market Summary May 8, 2022

May 09, 2022

Petroleum prices continued to rise this week, increasing for the fourth week in six and fifth in nine. US Gasoline
prices set historic highs, closing on Friday at 3.759 per gallon. US Distillate stocks again reached 14 year lows.
... more

The Roundtable Insight: Dr. Thorsten Polleit and Yra Harris on the Economy, the Financial Markets, and Sound Money

May 06, 2022

Thorsten Polleit is Chief Economist of Degussa and Honorary Professor at the University of Bayreuth. He also acts as an investment advisor.

Yra Harris is a highly respected global macro analyst and trader for four decades---... more

Notes From Underground: A European Discussion With Professor Polleit

May 06, 2022

Yes, Wednesday is FED day and the markets are expecting a 50 basis point increase in the FED FUNDS RATE to a range of 0.75% to 1%. The most important issue will be the size of the balance sheet unwind and whether Chair Jerome Powell is good to... more

Wednesday Weekly Grain Seasonal Review 5.4.22

May 04, 2022

Each Wednesday this article will be updated with the current seasonal study using CQG’s Seasonal analysis applied to the Soybean, Wheat and Corn markets. You can download the CQG pac providing the studies and charts here. In addition, the... more