Backwardation Report: Energy And Grains Face Falling Curves
Backwardation and contango are two phenomena that define the futures industry of the commodity world. Though the terms have come handcuffed with a negative connotation, those who understand how they work should not sweat their existence. Backwardation is the process by which near month futures are more expensive than those expiring further into the future, creating a downward sloping curve for future prices over time. Contango, simply, has the opposite impact [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Alert: 3 Key Commodities in Backwardation For Day Traders: The Most Liquid ETF for Every Commodity Profit From Backwardation: Corn, Crude Oil, Soybeans Citi’s Energy Outlook For 2013 The World’s 5 Largest Oil Consumers
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