The cost of forward contracting wheat
Gulf wheat forward basis bids increase as harvest approaches. Forward contract prices four months before harvest average $0.4|bu. less than prices at harvest. Prices received by directly hedging in the futures market are estimated to be higher than prices received through forward contracts. © 1995 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Volume (Year): 11 (1995)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Thompson, Sarahelen R. & Eales, James S. & Seibold, David, 1993. "Comparison Of Liquidity Costs Between The Kansas City And Chicago Wheat Futures Contracts," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 18(02), December.
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- Robert W. Kolb, 1992. "Is normal backwardation normal?," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(1), pages 75-91, 02.
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