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Basic Fundamentals


What Market Fundamentals Can Affect The KCBT Wheat Futures?

Hard Red Winter Wheat is the largest of the US varieties of wheat crops. This wheat is planted in the winter and harvested in May. These wheat futures trade at the KCBT.

When you are considering a trade in wheat market some of the basic fundamentals that you should consider are: crop size and crop conditions in the U.S. and other wheat-producing countries, the level of surplus or shortfall, agricultural and economic policies in the U.S. and abroad, worldwide demand for wheat, domestic flour milling needs and the relative strength of the U.S. dollar.

These are just some of the basic fundamentals to keep in mind when you are considering a trade in the hard red winter wheat market. Before opening up a commodity account to trade KCBT wheat you should consult with a licensed commodity broker that follows the wheat market to discuss investment strategies.

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