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Oat Futures Fully Supported

This morning we look at a classic example of the commercial trader category putting their knowledge to work. In a classic case of, “chicken vs. the egg,” do the commercial traders drive the seasonal tendencies or, do the seasonal tendencies drive the commercial traders?

The March oat futures contract is typically, the first of the bullish U.S. grain markets as you can see in the seasonal analysis provided by Moore Research.

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Compressed Agricultural Commodities Set to Spring

The agricultural commodities produced and traded domestically have all fallen precipitously through this summer’s growing season. Maximum planted acreage and ideal growing conditions have combined to drive many of the agricultural commodities to multi-year lows. In fact some of the technical readings these markets have been registering are just as shocking as the growth in many commercial traders’ positions. Since no individual market really stands out, we’re going to discuss the current state of these markets while attempting to get a hold on what it means going forward.

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