Cotton Update

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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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Well after topping $.18/pound, the Oct ’06 sugar contract started dipping a bit. Then last Thursday, I was watching CNBC and they popped the one year chart of sugar up on the screen. I thought “Oh God, if they’re showing the chart of sugar up on CNBC, it is getting close to selling time.” After […]

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Here’s the portfolio as of the end of the day today. Couple of things worth noting today: 1. Bush is supposed to talk about ethanol in the State of the Union:http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/01/29/bush.sotu.ap/index.html The main way that the US produces ethanol is from corn. The corn usage for ethanol has tripled over the last 7 years and […]

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Brief bit on sugar in today’s Daily Reckoning, a free financial newsletter that I read regularly. The authors are basically angry old men who think America is going down the tubes. They do have very good insights though and I read it for their contrarian views and sense of humor. You can check it out […]

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Yes it’s true, that classic 80’s/drinking anthem has taken on a new dimension with the rally of sugar. How did it happen, and why did it take nearly 20 years after Def Leppard’s peak? Let’s explore. First I should say that in my analysis, I rarely crunch serious numbers. Part (and maybe most) of the […]

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The Commodity Bull is off and running…either get behind it or get run over! This site is intended to be a place for the average investor to gain some information about the commodities market, and most importantly hopefully make a lot of money. I believe that we are still in the early innings of a […]

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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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