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Hedging vs. Speculating

Of all the questions we receive about margin management, one that comes up frequently is: how can I be sure that my position is a hedge and not a speculative trade? While a distinction may seem fairly straightforward in theory, in practice, there is definitely a grey area between hedging and speculating. However, some general guidelines, and a good margin management policy, can help ensure you have the discipline to draw the line between the two. Read more.

March Margin Watch Reports

Find out about factors affecting margins and strategies you can use to take
advantage of current opportunities in the market.

Hog Margin Watch (pdf)

Dairy Margin Watch (pdf)

Beef Margin Watch (pdf)

Corn Margin Watch (pdf)

Soybeans Margin Watch (pdf)

Wheat Margin Watch (pdf)