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Certified Consulting Meteorologist, 35 years experience
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I am one of about 300 Certified Consulting Meteorologists (#579, American Meteorological Society) and specialize in how extreme weather events impact commodities and equities. I do long-range forecasting of extreme weather events up to a year in advance and apply those forecasts to ... more

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El Nino Will Continue To Send Coffee Percolating Up
6 years ago
Thank you for the kind words.
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El Nino Will Continue To Send Coffee Percolating Up
6 years ago
I go through earnings conference call transcripts and analyst webinars if they have them to find out what they are doing. For me, forecasting the weather trends is the easy part. I'm already working on next year's weather trends :-)
In this article: DNKN, SBUX
El Nino Will Continue To Send Coffee Percolating Up
6 years ago
The ones that will feel the pain will be the ones that are not diversified enough or don't have the ability to lock in long term contracts. Towards the end of El Nino and the end of the coffee price spike, those with the long term contracts like SBUX and DNKN may feel the pain as the price of coffee goes down and they are hanging onto expensive contracts. As an investor I would be watching to see how the large retailers hedge their 2016 contracts.
In this article: DNKN, SBUX
El Nino Will Continue To Send Coffee Percolating Up
6 years ago
I am not making a recommendation on this stock, but an example is JVA which has a history of tracking coffee prices. JVA has been bouncing around quite a bit the last three months or so. But that's the kind of stock you want to look for.
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