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WSJ – Cocoa Jumps on Concerns of El Niño, Bean Quality

Posted 03/21/2017 3:56AM CT | Peter Mooses

“I think it was just overdone with how much we have sold off,” said Peter Mooses, senior market strategist at RJO Futures.

“Now, we’re getting some news that the big productions there are seeing some damage; that’s driving the prices to move higher,” Mr. Mooses said.

On Monday, Mr. Mooses said that he saw speculative traders enter the market, betting on prices to rise further.

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Peter Mooses

Senior Market Strategist
Follow Peter on Twitter @PMoosesRJO. Peter's interest in trading began during a college internship with Bunge North America on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, where he assisted commodities traders and performed market research and analysis. Upon earning a B.A. in economics from the University of Iowa, Peter served as an analyst, transaction manager and team lead in the Global Trust Divisions for LaSalle Bank and Bank of America, where he managed transaction activity in multi-million dollar client fixed income and asset-backed securities portfolios. After years in the banking industry, it became apparent that Peter's real passion lies in futures trading. He joined RJO Futures because he enjoys the analytical aspects of futures trading and appreciates the economic impact that commodities have across all markets. Peter believes in utilizing market analysis and trends to help clients achieve balance between risk and return, while always keeping their investment objectives top of mind.
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