March 23, 2024

If you are long and want to remove some price risk - some ideas:


Sell grain and buy a call (cash or new crop)

Corn - buy a sd May $4.80 call for 11 cents

Beans - buy a sd May $12.00 call for 18 cents


Dont want to sell but want a floor:

Buy a put option:

Corn buy a sd May $4.80 put for 15 cents

Beans buy a sd May $12.00 put for 31 cents


Considering selling calls to pay for put options.  These have marginable risk:

$5.40 Dec call for 18 cents

$13.40 Nov call for 21 cents


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March 23 pre-report trade ideas

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