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March 19, 2011

My New Trading Strategy

Filed under: Commodities,Derivatives — The Professor @ 11:18 am

When I taught a course in the Masters of Arts in International Trading, Commodity Finance, and Shipping program at Universite de Geneve last summer there was a corner in coffee.  This year, right when I am teaching in Geneva, there is another coffee corner.  So, before I come next time, I think I’ll put on some coffee spreads.  I’ll announce my travel dates after I put on the trade.

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  1. any thoughts on long term uranium (delivery after 2013)?

    Comment by Jack — March 21, 2011 @ 1:31 pm

  2. […] Last March I noted that in my two previous trips to teach in Geneva, there had been squeezes in the ….  Well, that trip is coming up in about 3 weeks, but somebody in the market (perhaps the Noble Group, according to the FT) beat me to the punch: there is a good squeeze underway in the robusta market, with spreads going from contango to a $182/ton backwardation.  That ain’t a hill of beans. […]

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  3. […] Last March I noted that in my two previous trips to teach in Geneva, there had been squeezes in the coffee market, and I said I was going to buy coffee spreads before my next trip. Well, that trip is coming up in about 3 weeks, but somebody in the market (perhaps the Noble Group (NOBGY.PK), according to the FT) beat me to the punch. There is a good squeeze underway in the robusta market, with spreads going from contango to a $182/ton backwardation. That ain’t a hill of beans. […]

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  4. […] Last March I noted that in my two previous trips to teach in Geneva, there had been squeezes in the coffee market, and I said I was going to buy coffee spreads before my next trip. Well, that trip is coming up in about 3 weeks, but somebody in the market (perhaps the Noble Group (NOBGY.PK), according to the FT) beat me to the punch. There is a good squeeze underway in the robusta market, with spreads going from contango to a $182/ton backwardation. That ain’t a hill of beans. […]

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  5. […] Last March I noted that in my two previous trips to teach in Geneva, there had been squeezes in the coffee market, and I said I was going to buy coffee spreads before my next trip. Well, that trip is coming up in about 3 weeks, but somebody in the market (perhaps the Noble Group (NOBGY.PK), according to the FT) beat me to the punch. There is a good squeeze underway in the robusta market, with spreads going from contango to a $182/ton backwardation. That ain’t a hill of beans. […]

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