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Wednesday commodity market rankings - 11/22/17, By Brad King

Not much has changed to my rankings from last week with the exception of the Australian Dollar trading places with the Swiss Franc. It is notable that the US dollar has reversed lower today though.

My favorite markets remain equities and energies. Hold long positions in the Nasdaq, live cattle, crude or RBOB, and the sweets (sugar and cocoa). On the short side, I still like natural gas, corn, wheat, and coffee. I would not be surprised however to see some upside in grains soon. Soybean meal already has my attention.

You may wish to reduce a bit of risk in the Nasdaq today, especially if it strengthens into the close. That should make it easier to focus on family, turkey, and pie tomorrow.

That's all for today. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Bullish commodity rankings

  1. RBOB Gasoline - Hold long calls.
  2. Cocoa - Hold long calls.
  3. Nasdaq - Hold long calls & reduce risk.
  4. Sugar - Hold long calls.
  5. Live Cattle - Hold longcalls.
Bearish commodity rankings
  1. Coffee - Hold long puts.
  2. Corn - Hold long puts.
  3. Wheat - Hold long puts.
  4. Australian Dollar - Hold long puts.
  5. Natural Gas - 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.

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