Katie joins Pete again for today’s episode of Futures Measures to discuss coffee futures. Pete starts off the conversation explaining that coffee is the second most commonly traded commodity in the world behind only crude oil.
Pete goes onto discuss the two types of coffee that are traded around the world, Arabica beans and Robusta beans. They then discuss the tradable coffee futures contract /KC and its specific contract specs.
To wrap things up Pete explains the seasonality of coffee pricing and how the U.S. Dollar pricing has impacted the global coffee markets.