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Hedge funds net short on ags for first time ever

Posted on 13 August 2013

Hedge funds have, for the first time on record, bet more on falling agricultural commodity prices than rising ones, turning more negative in particular on soybean and cattle prices, and extending short positions in corn too.
Managed money, a proxy for speculators as of August 6 had a net short in futures and options in the 13 major US-traded agricultural commodities for the first time since records began in 2006, according to data kept by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the US regulator………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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