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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Physical or futures?

The wheat market is firing on all cylinders are present with futures and FX moving in the right direction. This has provided opportunities for farmers to lock in strong prices for next year. In this update, we look at whether this should be as futures (or swap) or physical.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/physical-or-futures-(1).aspx
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Kansas/Chicago – A spread trade strategy.

Kansas typically trades at a premium to Chicago. However since 2018 Chicago has been running at a strong premium. In September we put forward a strategy for a spread trade to benefit from a mean reversal in values.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/kansas-chicago-a-spread-trade-strategy.aspx
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, March 19, 2020

More than one way to use a swap

There will be many of our readers who use swaps as an instrument in their grain marketing toolbox. The swap is a simple tool to use, and in general, is used pre-harvest but are there opportunities to turn the swap on its head and use post-harvest in the current marketing environment?

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/more-than-one-way-to-use-a-swap.aspx
  • CATTLE
  • SHEEP
  • WOOL
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Friday, March 13, 2020

Regional Rainfall Update February 2020

Mecardo have created a series of regional rainfall charts across the nation in order to compare the current seasonal rainfall on a monthly basis to the long term average levels and the normal/extreme ranges.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/regional-rainfall-update-february-2020.aspx
  • CATTLE
  • SHEEP
  • WOOL
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Oil be damned

May you live in interesting times. A phrase which absolutely applies to 2020. As well as Coronavirus, we are also an ‘oil war’ between OPEC nations. This has resulted in big moves in the oil industry.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/oil-be-damned.aspx
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, March 12, 2020

How much have you given up?

I wrote in January about the opportunity to lock in the futures component of your grain pricing at a very strong levels. In this short review we look at where the market is now.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/how-much-have-you-given-up.aspx
  • CATTLE
  • SHEEP
  • WOOL
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

If a bat flaps it’s wings in China…….does the world stop?

Coronavirus is no longer an Asia centric outbreak. The disease has wide ranging impacts to global growth and supply chains. This short update provides some insights into some of the potential consequences of the slow down in China on Agriculture.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/if-a-bat-flaps-its-wings-in-china-does-the-world-stop.aspx
  • DECILES
  • CATTLE
  • SHEEP
  • WOOL
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Deciles: February 2020

Deciles are an important tool in your marketing toolbox, to provide a view for strategic decisions. Our collection of updated deciles include dairy, wool, livestock, grain & inputs.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/deciles-february-2019.aspx
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Oh my god! - America has the lowest planting in 100 years!

Last week the USDA announced that wheat planting would this year fall to 100-year lows. This got plenty of tongues wagging and makes for easy news headlines. A bit of perspective is however required, as it may surprise people, but things have changed in the past century.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/dont-fret-about-the-yanks.aspx
  • GRAIN
  • NATIONAL

Thursday, February 20, 2020

It's relatively relevant

America was on holiday on Monday for Presidents day. When they came back, they came back with a bang. Chicago futures experienced a surge just shy of 5% or A$12/mt. In this article, we look at this rise and the impact on Australian pricing.

http://www.mecardo.com.au/commodities/grain/analysis/its-relatively-relevant.aspx

Mecardo information is provided to assist in your marketing decisions. It contains a range of data and views on the current market. It is not intended to constitute advice for a specific purpose. Before taking any action in relation to information contained within this report, you should seek advice from a qualified professional. The information is obtained from a variety of sources and neither Mecardo nor Ag Concepts Advisory will be held liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that may arise from the use of information or for any error or mis-statement contained in this report. 

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