How to Play the Cycles in Commodities
As illustrated by the four cycles in the table below, there are identifiable patterns in each season -- perhaps not on the exact same day, but within a given window of time. And with these commodities, Mother Nature is clearly involved. For example, it would be very challenging for farmers in the Northern Hemisphere to start planting crops in the dead of winter and expect them to survive or for driving to be unaffected by bad road conditions in the winter. In addition, children's school schedules will continue to make it more difficult to go away on vacations.
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