Lock in $8.70 June 2011 wheat

Anderson, Kim
February 2011
Southwest Farm Press;2/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of minus 1 U.S. dollar basis for Oklahoma wheat prices and minus 1.30 dollars for Texas elevators in which wheat may be forward contracted fro 8.70 dollars in Oklahoma and 8.40 dollars in the Texas Panhandle. It focuses on the alternative to forward contracting which is to buy Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) 9.70 dollar option contracts. If mentions that if the KCBT July 2011 wheat contract price goes below 9 dollars, the put option contract premium increases.


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