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Coffee Futures Trading Basics

Coffee futures are standardized, exchange-traded contracts in which the contract buyer agrees to take delivery, from the seller, a specific quantity of coffee (eg. 10 tonnes) at a predetermined price on a future delivery date. Coffee Futures Exchanges You can trade Coffee futures at NYSE Euronext (Euronext), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and Tokyo Grain Exchange (TGE). Euronext Robusta Coffee (No. 409)...

Selling (Going Short) Coffee Futures to Profit from a Fall in Coffee Prices

If you are bearish on coffee, you can profit from a fall in coffee price by taking up a short position in the coffee futures market. You can do so by selling (shorting) one or more coffee futures contracts at a futures exchange.   Example: Short Coffee Futures Trade You decide to go short one near-month Euronext Robusta Coffee (No. 409) Futures...

Buying (Going Long) Coffee Futures to Profit from a Rise in Coffee Prices

If you are bullish on coffee, you can profit from a rise in coffee price by taking up a long position in the coffee futures market. You can do so by buying (going long) one or more coffee futures contracts at a futures exchange. Example: Long Coffee Futures Trade You decide to go long one near-month Euronext Robusta Coffee (No. 409)...

EasyMarkets Review

The easyMarkets broker is the result of the re-branding of “easy forex“, the name under which this broker was established in 2003.  In 2015, it changed its name to easyMarkets (which many traders refer to as “easy markets”) and began offering traders access to over 300 global financial markets in which a variety of assets and instruments are traded, including spot, forward and vanilla forex options, as...

FXTM Review

FXTM is an acronym for ForexTime.com, which is a new platform to the world of forex investing, having only arrived on the scene in 2012 as the brainchild of Andrew Dashin, who is the founder of Alpari, a well known line of brokerage companies. Andrew Dashin has been devoting his time to developing forex trading in Europe and the United States...

Alpari Review

Alpari Ltd was created in Russia in 1998 but moved its headquarters to the UK where it is registered and strictly regulated by the Financial Securities Authority (FSA) as well as similar stringent regulatory agencies in other countries around the world in which it engages in financial activities.   Alpari UK has merged with Alpari Global and Alpari US is registered with and overseen by a number of regulatory...

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COFFEE C ® FUTURES FACTS

DESCRIPTION The Coffee C contract is the world benchmark for Arabica coffee. The contract prices physical delivery of exchange-grade green beans, from one of 20...

In What Hours Are Coffee Futures Traded?

After picking up you daily dose of caffeine at the local coffee shop each morning, you might want to find a way to earn...

Hedging Against Rising Coffee Prices using Coffee Futures

Businesses that need to buy significant quantities of coffee can hedge against rising coffee price by taking up a position in the coffee futures...