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Wednesday commodity market rankings - 11/15/17, By Brad King

We have seen some weakness in equities in the last week. I would like to use this opportunity to roll Dow positions into the Nasdaq.

I would recommend adding some risk to RBOB, cocoa, and live cattle then re-evaluating next week.

It looks to be time to reduce some risk in wheat. Roll down your puts today. You may do the same with corn.

For new positions...I am recommending getting long sugar this week.

That's all for today. I will update here again next week.

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Bullish commodity rankings

  1. RBOB Gasoline - Hold long calls - add risk.
  2. Live Cattle - Buy/Hold long calls - add risk.
  3. Cocoa - Hold long calls - add risk.
  4. Nasdaq - Buy calls and exit Dow options.
  5. Sugar - Buy calls.
Bearish commodity rankings
  1. Wheat - Hold long puts - reduce risk.
  2. Coffee - Hold long puts.
  3. Corn - Hold long puts.
  4. Swiss Franc - Hold long puts.
  5. Natural Gas- Buy/Hold long puts.

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Brad King is President of King Commodities Inc.  He has an engineering degree from Arizona State University. He became a commodities broker while living in Denver, Colorado in 1997. Brad has used his engineering background to create trading software for futures & options traders and to assist livestock and grain producers with various hedging strategies. Brad works with clients across the USA and Canada. Brad has over 18 years of experience as a futures & options broker. He publishes a commodity trading newsletter 3-4 times per week and also publishes a weekly reversal analysis with long term entry points at the beginning of each week. Brad is a technical trader and prefers to trade a trending market. When not at his desk, he enjoys fly fishing and coaching youth hockey.

To subscribe to Brad’s option trading newsletter, or to view his weekly reversal analysis, please visit www.kingcommodities.com or give him a call at 928-773-0472.

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