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Oct 09
Sunday

Case Study Wheat + Agriculture: ETF vs RJA-ETN vs Spot Price

Filed under Stocks

This research is aimed at looking at the correlation between soft commodity spot price versus Agriculture ETFs versus RJA ETN. Before we “go all in” into RJA-ETN and/or DJ AIGA, we wanted to be sure that these ETNs and ETFs were not a flawed vehicle, and that the ETF FUM was not eroded by contangos and backwardation.

RJA ETN Vs DJ AIGA

Comparison : RJA Swedish ETN vs DJ AIGA ETF vs Wheat Spot
Comparison : RJA Swedish ETN vs DJ AIGA ETF vs Wheat Spot

Composition of Index:

Rogers International Commodity Index - AGRICULTURE -Broader range of soft commodities and includes Rice which is a staple diet for Chinese and Indians worldwide. Continue…

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Friday Analysis
no responses - Posted 06.19.09
We partially (10/point) closed our NIFTY shorts at 4200 - $1420 profit. The mighty Indian have fallen for 3 consecutive days for almost 9%. Although we expect it to go down further, we hope to reshort at higher levels after a bounce. The Dow is currently at 8600 - resistance ...continue
TheInflationist Weekend Summary: 130609
no responses - Posted 06.14.09
Our portfolio value remains at $85619 including all unrealised positions. Our cash in bank is now $59249. Total return since inception (1 January 2009) stands at 114%. We look to increase our cash position by closing more long positions when the Dow hits 9500-10000. Reviewing all the stocks in our ...continue
Agriculture And Natural Gas ETF
no responses - Posted 05.05.09
Our ETFs in Natural Gas and Agriculture are finally paying dividends. Patience is a virtue, and to be patient one must never be overleveraged. Breaking this golden rule will result in losses even with the right call. Our positions in Agriculture and Natural Gas are finally turning the corner. We ...continue
Trading The Dax
no responses - Posted 05.01.09
We took profits at 4755, booking $200 from our short Dax from last night. We still have our 4700 position open, but wanted to lighten up before trading resumes tonight. The German Dax is closed for Maifest (May Day Celebrations), but Futures are open for trading. So it will be ...continue
TheInflationist Weekend Summary: 260409
no responses - Posted 04.26.09
A fairly quiet week for us this week as volatility returns to the market and the rally struggles (hopefully not consolidating to make higher highs). Technical traders are unanimously calling for a pullback - from experience when these "experts" ALL see a "clear" signal, it is time to be extra ...continue
TheInflationist Buys Agriculture ETC
no responses - Posted 01.13.09
Markets continue to tumble as company earnings fall below forecasts precipitated by Walmart's profit downgrade earlier last week - analysts are now busy slashing projected forecasts across the board and downgrading their recommendations. We closed our eyes and jumped in, reassuring ourselves (against one of our rules of NEVER try ...continue


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