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Seeking Alpha: Coffee Prices Could Be About To Surge

Summary Coffee prices have fallen sharply since late last year. We think prices have bottomed and a potential deficit this year could lead prices to surge. Stocks-to-use ratio is forecast to be 30%. The lowest level in almost a decade. … Continue reading

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Coffee Prices Stabilize

May 1, 2017 – 14:45 BST Coffee futures have finally found some stability following their recent sell-off. On Friday, robusta coffee futures inched higher after plunging almost 3.5% over the week on technical selling pressures. They were recently up 0.3%. … Continue reading

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Bullish Sentiment nears low

Coffee  has,  since November of 2016, lost nearly a third of its value.  At the same time the  long term trend in coffee remains down, as it has created a series of lower highs for years. The Market Sentiment score … Continue reading

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World Bank says coffee prices to fall this year

Coffee, tea and cocoa prices could fall by more than six per cent this year due to greater supply, a report says. The World Bank report, however, also projects that agricultural raw materials production is expected to rise by four … Continue reading

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USDA: Stocks/Use Ratio the second lowest in more than 50 years.

World coffee supplies will end 2016-17 at among their tightest on record, as weak robusta bean output, sapped by the weakest Brazilian harvest in seven years, erodes the boost from a record arabica crop. The US Department of Agriculture, in … Continue reading

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Reuters: 64% of Brazil’s Crop Harvested Already

Brazil’s 2016-17 coffee crop 64 percent harvested Brazil’s 2016-2017 coffee crop is 64 pct harvested as of July 19, up from 62 pct a year ago but slightly lagging the average harvest rate of 65 pct at this period, local … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Farmers Have Sold Much More of their crop

The lengthening coffee price rally is likely to have prompted growers in Vietnam, the biggest producer of robusta beans, to sell the largest portion of their crop in four years. Vietnamese farmers sold 86 per cent of the crop produced … Continue reading

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Market Commentary July 26

Prices were lower on what appeared to be long liquidation tied to reports of better weather in Brazil. The weather in Brazil turned warmer again and harvest conditions have improved. Trends have turned down on the daily charts.  Trends in … Continue reading

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Arabica Coffee Soared to 13-Month Highs

There’s nothing like some bad weather in South America to get the markets humming. Due to potential crop damage, Sugar, Soybeans and Coffee have shown tremendous gains in the last few months. Since April 6th, when all three contracts were … Continue reading

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How Sustainable Is the Coffee Price Rally?

By Shobhit Seth June 11, 2016 — 8:10 PM EDT Since early 2016, the coffee prices have shot upwards by around 12% despite high volatility. For instance, the iPath Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return SM Index ETN (JO) is up … Continue reading

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