The ratio is Soybeans over Corn. Whenever the ratio is over 3, farmers get 3 times more money for every Soybean bushel than Corn. Sometimes the ratio goes crazy due to weather risk and supply imbalances, but in normal conditions it shouldn’t be over 3.
There is logic behind our assumption due to a direct correlation between D&B subscriptions and economic cycles. To better understand why we use the stock price of Dun&Bradstreet to predict stock market cycles we will dive into a short introduction what Dun&Bradstreet actually is.
The concept of diversification is based on the concept that a trader can reduce his risk exposure by entering several positions at the same time. The success of a traders portfolio is therefore based on reducing risk rather than maximizing returns.