Rogers Commodity Index Swaps Arabica for Robusta Beans

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Shame on me for not doing my homework on this trade! As I was reading the Weekend WSJ on Saturday, while fitting enjoying a french pressed cup of arabica coffee, I learned why my recent coffee trade was ill-timed.  The market has been increasingly swapping out arabica beans for their cheaper robusta cousins, resulting in […]

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Coffee futures looked like they’d turned a corner – until the caffeine of the latest short covering rally wore off today: Apparently those 5 Hour Energy commercials were right. (via BarChart.com) Coffee’s been in a bear market for nearly two years now, after topping the $3 mark in early 2011.  The contrarian in me thought that […]

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