• Phillip Streible

Breakfast Report - Cocoa Sugar Coffee OJ


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Cocoa (May)

Technicals: The Trend trading system triggered a short on Feb 28th at 2671 and has a stop close only at 2336***

Settle: 2248

OTE Unrealized Profit/Loss: $4230

Bias: Bearish/Neutral

Previous Session Bias: Bearish/Neutral

Resistance: 2346 (18 EXPMA)***, 2479****(40 EXPMA)

(EXPMA = Exponential Moving Average)

Pivot: 2193**** Parabolic stop and reversal

Support: 2200 (recent swing low)***, 2183 ****

ADX: 42.10 = Still a very strong trending market however the strength of the trend is weakening.

200 DMA: 2622

Fundamental Comments: This economically sensitive commodity should see some selling pressure as the day goes on. Watch for a test of the key support levels before another bounce.

The market appears to be making a small double bottom with solid support in the 2200 range. Look at tightening up stops if you are short and consider punting to the long side with calls on a breakout over 2310.


Sugar (May)

Technicals: The Trend Trading system established a short on March 2nd at 13.81 and the buy stop is at 12.62

Settle:10.42

OTE Unrealized Profit/Loss: $3796.80

Bias:Bearish/Neutral

Previous Session Bias:Bearish/Neutral

Resistance: 11.42 (18 EXPMA)***, 12.36****(40 EXPMA)

(EXPMA = Exponential Moving Average)

Pivot: 11.62**** Parabolic stop and reversal *The market has continued to weaken and

Support: 10.00 (Critical Support)***,9.87**** (downside objective)

200 DMA: 13.28

Fundamentals: The market is tracking equities lower and now expecting a global surplus due to the weaker demand outlook.


Coffee (May)

Technicals: The Trend Trading system established a Long on Mar 23rd at 121.25 and the sell stop is at 104.40

Settle:119.55

OTE Unrealized Profit/Loss: $-637.50 (The trade was up substantially with the high equity being on March 26th at 130.65. This was a gain of $3525 and remember as a rule of thumb you should never give up 70% of your meaningful equity.)

Bias:Bullish/Neutral

Previous Session Bias:Bearish/Neutral

Resistance: 122.45 (Previous recent high)***, 130.65 (break over this level would threaten 145!)****

(EXPMA = Exponential Moving Average)

Pivot: 116.03*** Parabolic stop and reversal

Support: 116.74 (18 EXPMA)*** 114.55(40 EXPMA)**** we are now just above these critical support levels

200 DMA: 110.46

Fundamentals: End users are grabbing more inventory than necessary (stockpiling) in order to ensure product for consumers. Watch out for supply chain issues from Brazil hence adding support.

The market has had better supply/demand fundamentals with Starbucks coming online in China and with most U.S. operations still running a takeout system, it appears that coffee still has a good backdrop.

If your going to play this market, it is somewhat choppy and the Average True Range is 6.85. This means that on the average day the market should move 6.85 X $375 = $2568.75 so be careful.


Orange Juice (May)

Technicals: The Trend Trading system established a Long on March 20th at 105.70 and the sell stop is at 100.64

Settle:120.20

OTE Unrealized Profit/Loss: $2197.50

Bias:Bullish/Neutral

Previous Session Bias:Bullish/Neutral

Resistance 122.55 (Recent Swing High)***, 131?!?****(blow off top from March 18th 2019)

(EXPMA = Exponential Moving Average)

Pivot:112.48**** Parabolic stop and reversal

Support: 107.35 (50% retracement from recent high to previous low)***101.26****

200 DMA: 102.12

Fundamentals: Expect an underlying demand for the time being as vitamin C demand has gone through the roof.


Good luck and good trading, Phillip Streible Chief Market Strategist 312-858-7303 Phil@Bluelinefutures.com Follow us on Twitter:@BlueLineFutures Follow us on Facebook: Blue Line Futures Facebook page Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Blue Line Futures YouTube channel

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