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Agrimoney.com  Feb 22  Comment 
The bank sees upward potential for cocoa, coffee and sugar futures. But the extent of supplies means corn and soybeans look overvalued
Agrimoney.com  Jan 14  Comment 
US winter wheat faces the threat of ice storm damage too. Among softs, cocoa and coffee recoveries run out of steam ahead of the long weekend
Agrimoney.com  Jan 11  Comment 
Veteran analyst Judith Ganes Chase says "the days of demand-driven markets are gone". Still, cocoa does boast "attractive" grinding margins
Agrimoney.com  Jan 3  Comment 
Hedge funds sounded a bearish note as year-end loomed, extending selling in softs, and their net short in grains too. But not in livestock...
Benzinga  Dec 22  Comment 
March New York Coffee is trading at 140.60, down 3.90 cents/lb. May New York Coffee is trading at 142.80, down 3.95 cents/lb. New York Coffee futures are trading very choppy and have extended the session losses. In other New York Soft...
Agrimoney.com  Nov 29  Comment 
Hedge funds turn more bearish on softs - except cotton - while swinging bullish grains. But has this left the likes of corn vulnerable to selling?




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Soft Commodities (or "Softs") refers to a specific, non-metal, non-energy set of commodities. Different financial services define soft commodities differently, though nearly all agree that the category includes cocoa, coffee, cotton, sugar, and orange juice. Often, the category is defined as tropical agricultural commodities, though the common classification of lumber as a soft commodity runs antithetical to this definition.

In this sense, it is perhaps more useful to think of the category in terms of what it contains and what it is NOT (metal commodities, energy commodities) rather than a single underlying definition.

On Wikinvest, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Sugar, Orange Juice, and Lumber are all classified as "softs".

Soft Commodities On Wikinvest

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