Market Overview

cocoa

  • Alexia Howard, Analyst Color, Bernstein, chocolate, cocoa, HSY

    Here's A Sweet Investment Idea: Buy Hershey To Play Falling Cocoa Prices

    Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:28am

    Good news for your sweet tooth and your food portfolio: Cocoa’s getting cheaper. The price has fallen 37 percent since last summer and, based on Bernstein research, could continue to drop over the next few years. As cocoa comprises an estimated 10 to 15 percent of Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY)...

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  • AP, Associated Press, Charles Schumer, chocolate, Chuck Schumer, Coco Loko

    Buzzkill: Schumer Wants Feds To Nose Around Snortable Chocolate Trade

    Monday, July 10, 2017 - 10:02am

    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer wants federal authorities to investigate a hot new trend in nose candy: “Snortable chocolate” powder laced with caffeine that reportedly gives the user a sweet buzz. The New York Democrat is targeting such products as “Coco Loko,” which...

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  • Aluminum, Brent, Brent Crude, cocoa, Commodities ETF, corn

    New ETF Takes Both Sides Of The Commodities Trade

    Friday, May 20, 2016 - 2:17pm

    Long/short is a popular strategy in the hedge fund community and one made accessible to investors of all stripes by the exchange-traded funds industry. Typically, long/short ETFs are equity-based, but investors can now take both sides of the commodities trade with the First Trust Alternative...

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  • cocoa, coffee futures, cotton futures, orange juice., sugar, Sugar futures

    Sugar Lower, Cotton Lower

    Friday, September 18, 2015 - 2:37pm

    Sugar futures moved sharply lower on Friday and settled near the lows of the day. March Sugar settled at 11.70, down 0.52. Cotton futures are also trading sharply lower; at last check December cotton was trading at 60.72, down 1.68. Coffee futures traded choppy and range-bound; at last check...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Little Lower

    Monday, August 10, 2015 - 6:28am

    New York Cocoa futures are trading a little lower Monday morning after Friday's wide range and choppy session. September Cocoa is trading at 3090, down 17. December Cocoa is trading at 3100, down 21. Market chatter about currency values is making the rounds and kept buyers and sellers busy.

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Coffee Higher

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 1:21pm

    Cocoa Futures moved higher Friday and settled near the highs of the day after a steady open. September Cocoa settled at 3107, up 50 and December Cocoa settled at 3121, up 50. September Coffee has traded firm for most of the session and was trading at 127.35, up 3.10. Sugar futures erased some...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Moves Higher

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 11:32am

    New York Cocoa futures have moved a little higher Friday after a weak open that extending Thursday's losses. September Cocoa is trading at 3068, up 11. December Cocoa is trading at 3082, up 11. Market chatter about supplies from West Africa has kept both buyers and sellers active in a choppy...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Extends Losses

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9:45am

    Cocoa futures have moved lower extending Thursday's losses Friday morning. September Cocoa is trading at 3028, down 29. December Cocoa is trading at 3044, down 27. Market talk about demand concerns in emerging market economies is making the rounds. Chatter about good weather and supplies...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Little Changed

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 6:43am

    Cocoa futures are trading steady Friday morning after Thursday's decline. September Cocoa is trading at 3052, down 5. December Cocoa is trading at 3066, down 5. Market talk about demand concerns in emerging market economies is lingering in the background. Chatter about good weather and supplies...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Sugar Lower

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 1:27pm

    Cocoa Futures traded lower Thursday and settled near the lows of the day during a choppy and weak trading session. September Cocoa settled at 3057, down 63 and December Cocoa settled at 3071, down 59. Sugar futures erased some early gains and settled near lows of the session. October Sugar...

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  • /CC, cocoa, sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Sugar Mixed, Cocoa Lower

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 9:41am

    New York Sugar futures are trading very choppy after setting new contract lows earlier in the session. October has erased early losses. October Sugar at 10.80, up 0.04 and March Sugar is trading at 12.00, down 0.01. September Cocoa is trading at 3086, down 34.

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Extends Losses

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 8:26am

    Cocoa futures have extended early morning losses and trading choppy just above the lows of the day. September Cocoa is trading at 3090, down 30 and December Coffee is trading at 3098, down 32. Chatter about currency values has kept both buyers and sellers active. Chatter about good weather for West...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Little Lower

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:46am

    Cocoa futures are trading a little Thursday morning after Wednesday decline. September Cocoa is trading at 3107, down 13. December Cocoa is trading at 3115, down 15. Market chatter about currency values especially the Euro has kept both buyers and sellers busy in recent trading sessions....

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Sugar Lower

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:48pm

    Cocoa Futures traded lower Wednesday during a choppy and mostly weak trading session. September Cocoa settled at 3120, down 45 and December Cocoa settled at 3130, down 46. Sugar futures erased all of Tuesday's gains and settled near lows of the session after late-day selling accelerated the losses...

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  • /CC, cocoa, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cocoa Moves Down

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:26am

    New York Cocoa futures are trading lower Wednesday morning after a steady open. September Cocoa is trading at 3118, down 47. Chatter about currency values and global demand has kept both buyers and sellers busy in recent trading sessions. Chatter about better supplies from West Africa is making the...

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