Weekly Positions Update – 8/06/07

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Date Position Qty Month/Yr Contract Strike Call/Put Entry Price Last Price Profit/Loss Market Value 01/22/07 Long 1 DEC 08 Cotton 63.00 70.42 $3,710.00 04/16/07 Long 1 DEC 08 Cotton 64.50 70.42 $2,960.00 07/27/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 115.30 122.65 $2,756.25 06/19/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 120.50 122.65 $806.25 12/05/06 Long 1 […]

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I couldn’t help it – I really think it’s waiting to explode…———————————– T R A D E S C O N F I R M A T I O N S ————————————THE FOLLOWING TRADES HAVE BEEN MADE THIS DAY FOR YOUR ACCOUNT AND RISK.TRADE MARKET BUY SELL CONTRACT DESCRIPTION TRADE PRICE CC DEBIT/CREDIT———————————————————————————————————————01-AUG-07 NYBOT 1 […]

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Date Position Qty Month/Yr Contract Strike Call/Put Entry Price Last Price Profit/Loss Market Value 01/22/07 Long 1 DEC 08 Cotton 63.00 70.65 $3,825.00 04/16/07 Long 1 DEC 08 Cotton 64.50 70.65 $3,075.00 07/27/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 115.30 116.55 $468.75 06/19/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 120.50 116.55 ($1,481.25) 12/05/06 Long 1 […]

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From Agora Financial’s 5 Minute Update: Wheat surged to $6.64 a bushel yesterday, a record high price. And the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported the highest U.S. wheat exporting week since 1996. “No shock here,” our Maniac Trader Kevin Kerr commented this morning. “Demand in China is skyrocketing, ethanol is pulling more potential ‘food’ out […]

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Just couldn’t help myself – bought another coffee contract this morning. Placed the order yesterday with a limit of 116.00 BUY 1 DECEMBER 2007 COFFEE ‘C’ 116.00 LIMIT BOUGHT 1 DECEMBER 2007 COFFEE ‘C’ AT 115.30 (07/27/07 05:59:56AM) In celebration, I just picked up a cup of Organic French Roast and am sipping it now!

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“Led by soaring grain prices, The Economist‘s dollar food-index has risen to its highest level for more than a decade. Wheat prices are at an 11-year high, and stocks are forecast to fall to a 30-year low by June 2008, despite a recovery in Australia’s harvest.” Read the full article: http://www.economist.com/markets/indicators/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9412071&CFID=8960712&CFTOKEN=66230367 “The coffee market is […]

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Good old cotton’s been making a small run up over the last couple of months or so. Here’s the latest news today:http://www.fxstreet.com/futures/news/article.aspx?StoryId=d2121659-b681-441d-bf3e-936c1a2b681f Looks like the funds are starting to get into this trade. I’m bullish on cotton because it is one of the only grains that has not been part of this massive run up. […]

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And stronger than ever! It’s been awhile since the last post – I freaked out when my account started to tank soon after I started this blog. But now I’m back testing the financial gods again. Won’t dwell on the past too much, but the account had dipped all the way down to $7K and […]

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Brett

Hi, I’m Brett Owens – and I’m a financial junkie. My “problem” started incollege, when I got a little dose of the stock market – man, was I hooked…in no time, I was reading the Wall Street Journal religously.

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