Chris Mayer on Coal

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From Agora’s 5 Minute Update earlier this week: “The U.S. market is the only one where coal prices are not at multiyear highs,” Chris Mayer reminded us in his latest agorafinancial.com “quick take.” “U.S. coal companies are sucking wind right now,” writes Chris, queuing off of a recent WSJ story. “The only coal company to […]

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“If we were sitting at a bar enjoying a beer – a good beer – and I had to tell you only one reason why you should have money invested in the agricultural boom in some way, I think I would say this: Grain inventories are near all-time lows.” – Chris Mayer Rude Awakening Article

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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 68.77 $2,885.00 04/16/07 Long 1 DEC 08 Cotton 64.50 68.77 $2,135.00 07/27/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 115.30 124.20 $3,337.50 06/19/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Coffee ‘C’ 120.50 124.20 $1,387.50 12/05/06 Long 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 70.42 $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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