Daily Pfennig: Blue Light Specials on Yen, Swiss Franc

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Open Positions Date Position Qty Month/Yr Contract Strike Call/Put Entry Price Last Price Profit/Loss 03/31/08 Long 1 MAY 08 Corn 576 3/4 593 $812.50 04/02/08 Long 1 MAY 08 Corn 598 1/2 593 ($275.00) 03/13/08 Long 1 JUN 08 Japanese Yen 0.9992 0.9879 ($1,412.50) 03/12/08 Long 1 MAY 08 Rough Rice 18.980 20.680 $3,400.00 03/13/08 […]

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Chuck Butler on the Swiss Franc and potential end of the carry trade, from his must-read currency newsletter, the Daily Pfennig: Swiss inflation is really putting the pressure on the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to raise interest rates… Inflation in Switzerland accelerated faster than expected in March. In fact, it was the fastest monthly pace […]

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From Agora’s 5 Minute Forecast: “This cold, wet start to April,” explains Kevin Kerr, “means farmers may not get corn into the ground before May 1. That is devastating. If cold, wet weather persists in the Corn Belt and farmers don’t plant until after May 1 and then, as in ’83, we see dry weather […]

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Frank (Holmes) expects copper – which has gained 400% in the past five years and now sells for $3.75 per pound – to hit $8 to $10 in the coming years. Frank is the CEO and chief investment officer of publicly traded U.S. Global Investors, one of the top commodity fund managers in the world. […]

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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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