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Backwardation Report: A Mixed Bag

Last week, we gave investors our first contango report for 2014, noting that precious metals are facing upward curves for the foreseeable future. This week, we’re bringing you the first backwardation report of the year. For those unfamiliar with this term, backwardation is the process whereby near month futures are more expensive than those expiring further into the future, creating a downward sloping curve for future prices over time – put simply, it’s the opposite of contango [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: For Day Traders: The Most Liquid ETF for Every Commodity Backwardation Report: Energy And Grains Face Falling Curves Alert: 3 Key Commodities in Backwardation Profit From Backwardation: Corn, Crude Oil, Soybeans Why the WTI Vs. Brent Crude Spread Is Shrinking
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