Not your father’s markets: Wild markets present profound opportunities

Date: 1/24/2017
Category: Online Publication
Tags: farming,Information Overload,society,Tools
Source Author: Raney Rapp
Source Date: 1/17/2016
Source Name: Farm Talk
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Modern commodity markets are fickle, with profits and penalties seemingly jumping out of thin air. At the 2017 Kansas Soybean Expo, Advanced Market Concepts consultant Darrell Holaday explained tactics for farmers to make futures markets more friend than foe. Perpetual inputs cause extreme volatility in markets today, with information overload causing futures to “almost know too much,” Holaday said. While the prospect of jumping into unpredictable markets seems daunting to some, Holaday said today’s markets are more navigable than ever.

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