Soft Commodities Seasonality

     

All charts contain two seasonal patterns. One standard all-time seasonal pattern (Blue line) and our weighted average seasonal pattern (Yellow line). The strongest seasonal patterns will be during periods when both lines are aligned.

Cocoa
Cocoa seasonal chart
Analysis of the Cocoa seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 2 June to 16 July has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years.



Coffee
Coffee seasonal chart
Analysis of the Coffee seasonal chart shows that a sell date of 16 May to 23 June has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.



Cotton
Cotton seasonal chart
Analysis of the Cotton seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 16 November to 7 March  has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Orange Juice
Orange Juice seasonal chart
Analysis of the Orange Juice seasonal chart shows that a sell date of 1 December to 31 December has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Random Length Lumber
Random Length lumber seasonal chart
Analysis of the Random Length Lumber seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 14 January to 7 February has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 23 September to 28 November has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Sugar
Cocoa seasonal chart
Analysis of the Sugar seasonal chart shows that a sell date of 27 February to 12 April has resulted in positive returns 90% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a buy date of 2 September to 13 October has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.