Category Archives: FRE 501

Week 5 – What’s Cool

I don’t know why it took me this long to use an iPhone app for this trading game. (Thanks Gabi!) An app that’s useful to use for news on commodities is The Crop Site by Benchmark Holdings Ltd. It’s an … Continue reading

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Week 5 Regained Some, How To Regain All

What is my plan to regain all my losses? The plan remains the same for wheat. It is important to take a look at the production conditions in Australia and in the EU. If conditions continue to move in a … Continue reading

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Week 5 (and Things Are Looking Up, Literally)

It is week 5 and things are looking good for me. After week 1 I lost some money, I regained proper form and got some of that back. For weeks I’ve been reading about the production problems in various parts … Continue reading

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Week 4 – New Stuff

Here is a website that I’ve found with different news on wheat to get a perspective of how things are going: http://www.agriculture.com/markets/analysis/wheat/wheat-falls-on-dem-concerns_11-ar26879 Here is one that I’m going to use as well to see how the currencies of the different … Continue reading

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Week 4 Part 2 – Now What?

With my 3 trades for Dec wheat still long, I still expect prices to rise somewhat from droughts in EU and in Australia. I tried to add another trade for Mar13 wheat going long (http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/oct/12/wheat-corn-stocks-fall-2013-drought?newsfeed=true) with speculation that wheat stocks … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Regained Some of That Lost Money.. Sort Of

Week 4 ended with me gaining some of my lost money. What went good? From my previous research I thought that wheat prices would go up and as a result I went long on wheat. With my previous week’s trades “in-prices” … Continue reading

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Week 3 – New Site?

A new site that has different information on various commodities is the futures.tradingcharts.com website. Contains a variety of information on different commodities that includes production from different areas. Check it out! www.futures.tradingcharts.com

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Week 3 – What Now?

To regain my lost fake money I plan on keeping an eye out on how Russia and Australia are doing in regards to wheat production. If they are doing bad, then expect wheat prices to rise due to not only … Continue reading

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Week 3 Happy Thanksgiving! (Not For My Trading Game Though)

Week 3 has ended and I seem to be in an ongoing losing streak. My equity has fell to $32371.51. What happened? Well, the first thing that happened is whenever I made a trade I was surprised by my price … Continue reading

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Week 2 Part 3. New Sites

A pretty cool site that I’ve discovered recently is the inside futures website, www.insidefutures.com The site contains various articles by different authors and useful insights to what is going on in the futures market. The entries in this website are … Continue reading

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