Futures For You by Carley Garner
SEASONAL PATTERN TRADING PLAYS?
How can seasonal analysis help commodity traders?
Most commodities fluctuate with the help of annual price patterns. These patterns can often be explained by growing cycles, annual economic transactions such as taxes and weather, and even holidays. Proponents of the practice of seasonal analysis suggest that traders can benefit from being aware of these annual cycles because it enhances their ability to speculate effectively, but opponents of the idea suggest seasonal information is known by the majority of market participants and, therefore, is always incorporated into current market pricing ...