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How To Use Commodity Spreads During Geopolitical, Inflationary, And Weather Chaos

May 03, 2022 1:34 PM ETTeucrium Wheat ETF (WEAT)BAL, BOIL, CANE, CORN, JO, UNG5 Comments
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  • What are commodity spreads and how to use them.
  • Where are some of the major weather extremes presently?
  • A look at historical May commodity seasonal trades.

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What are commodity spreads to offset trading risks?

The stronger U.S. dollar on rising interest rates and inflation risks is beginning to take its toll on some commodities. For example, the price of gold collapsed by more than $100 last

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Comments (5)

And….here we go. India is now stopping exports. One more domino to fall. Our food prices are going to skyrocket.
I'm surprised that WEAT hasn't shot up as much as CORN.
@usera2020 Just give it time. Wait until mid-summer or early fall when the harvest is realized non-existent relative to years past.
Your articles and videos are exactly what I have been looking for a long time. You can mine bitcoin, you can mine minerals, but if the weather turns on crops, there's nothing anyone can do. You can't mine grains, and you certainly cannot print food. Playing the weather/climate patterns is the purest way to invest in the laws of physics, I believe.
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Russia also controls the fertilizer market adding to the mix of volatility. Now is the time to fertilize wheat and it's sort of difficult with landmines in the fields. I'm long wheat
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