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Hedge funds face big losses if weather fears hold

Posted on 10 July 2013

Hedge funds, having avoided a second drubbing at the hands of US grain stocks numbers, face heavy losses if forecasts hold of worrying heat for Midwest crops, having extended short positions on corn to a record high.
Managed money, a proxy for speculators, slashed its net long position in futures and options in the major US-traded agricultural commodities by 134,000 contracts in the week to July 2, according to analysis of data from the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the regulatory authority………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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