Blog

The Word of the Day?

By |November 8th, 2017|

"Contrarian!"This is the word I would use to describe my trading picks this week. Many of our subscribers asked if I can look for some short term commodity trades. After a careful analysis of the AI algo report, these are the markets I discovered. The TradeView prediction algorithm was used to find an exit horizon before we enter, so here you go!Today's market picks are:1) Soybean Oil - Enter Short - Exit in two weeks2) Corn - Enter Long - Exit in three weeks3) Cocoa - Enter Short - Exit in two

Comments Off on The Word of the Day?

Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

By |November 6th, 2017|

Sunday, November 5 Chicago Ends Daylight Savings Time.Moves to GMT - 6 Hours.Wednesday, November 8 Crude Oil Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTInfluences the price of petroleum products which also impacts growth and inflation.Thursday, November 9Natural Gas ...

Comments Off on Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

By |October 29th, 2017|

Wednesday, November 1 ADP Employment Change 7:15 AM CT Crude Oil Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTFOMC Decision 1:00 PM CTThursday, November 2Natural Gas Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTIndicates the change in supply in underground storage for the last week.Fri...

Comments Off on Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

Back to the Rabbit Hole.

By |October 10th, 2017|

Cashing in on Harvey.While it pains me that Hurricane Harvey caused so much damage to our friends and loved ones, we still can't forget our hedge.I feel it is time to cash-in on the on the WTI calls that I recommended. If you don't recall, these were a hedge for the Crude Puts in the Long Shot Report. As it turns out, those options are trading for $480 dollars today, giving us a profit of $220 dollars gross. The predictors point slightly down to flat in the coming weeks for WTI and we

Comments Off on Back to the Rabbit Hole.

Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

By |October 9th, 2017|

Monday, October 9 Monday, October 9US Holiday: Columbus Day Banks Closed, Markets OpenWednesday, October 11 1:00 PM CTFOMC Meeting MinutesThursday, October 12Natural Gas Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTIndicates the change in supply in underground storage ...

Comments Off on Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

Taking Profits.

By |October 9th, 2017|

The Algos forecast lower prices in Natural Gas. Although I agree with the prediction, our option trade is running out of time. Due to time restraints, I recommend taking profits in Natural Gas. Currently the options are priced at $140 dollars giving us a small profit. We have new lows today, so you may want to hold until the end of the week if you want to take a chance on squeezing out a few more bucks.I am also recommending that we take profits on the Soybean Meal trade. Currently the options

Comments Off on Taking Profits.

Market Peaks.

By |October 1st, 2017|

A New Vista. I just returned from a fantastic trip to Peru. While I was there, I visited Machu Picchu and climbed the nearby mountain called Waynapicchu. The view was incredible and while looking down on Machu Picchu, I couldn't help notice how close Macchu Picchu appeared after climbing for all of those hours. Granted, the people still looked like little ants, but it really didn't look hours away. Oddly enough I started thinking about trading and ultimately option trades. After a climb down of

Comments Off on Market Peaks.

Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

By |September 11th, 2017|

Tuesday, September 12 Crop Production 11:00 AM CTA government report of the supply of agricultural products.Wednesday, September 13 Crude Oil Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTInfluences the price of petroleum products which also impacts growth and inflation.Thursday, September 14Natural Gas Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTIndicates the change in supply in underground storage for the last week.Friday, September 15Currency futures roll from September (U) to December (Z)To protect risk and avoid slippage,

Comments Off on Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

Five Card Draw

By |September 4th, 2017|

Five New Long Shot Trades Posted. This week ushers in a plethora of new algorithmic trades. After combing through these, I found five that I particularly like. The fundamentals look good and so do the four week forecasts. I was able to find an option trade for each of these that is cheap with large profit potential. In fact you can get into all five for under $1,000. So, for your trading pleasure, here are the markets.1) Cocoa - This market has been good to us in the past and I am looking for

Comments Off on Five Card Draw

Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases

By |September 4th, 2017|

Monday, September 4 Labor Day - abbreviated trading hoursMarkets close at 12 PM CT; reopen for normal trading at 5 PM CTThursday, September 7 Natural Gas Inventories (EIA) 9:30 AM CTIndicates the change in supply in underground storage for the last wee...

Comments Off on Events that Matter and Why – Economic Releases