Strategies for March 31 Report: Non-standard Options

  • 24 Mar 2014
  • By The Hightower Report
  • Topics: Agriculture

Effective Tools Ahead of USDA Reports

New, non-standard options at the CME can be great tools for commodity traders, especially ahead of key USDA reports. Global money market managers and hedge funds have been active buyers in agricultural markets so far this year, and this has been a major offset to concerns that the global grain supply is likely to increase significantly from last year. The CME Group offers a variety of options products for hedgers and speculators, and we will take a look at some of them ahead of the key USDA March 31st Quarterly Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports.

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