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For ten years, Bruce Gould wrote a newsletter on futures trading which was widely read throughout the world. This biweekly newsletter covered virtually every topic, question, method and approach to investing in futures contracts known to him or suggested by his readers. In a question and answer format, along with illustrated examples, Bruce Gould in 2,394 pages of trading advice answers virtually every question you will ever have about futures trading. We suggest you start with Volume 1, Part 1 and Volume 1, Part 2.

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"BRUCE GOULD ON COMMODITIES"

VOLUME ONE

INDEX


Index Quick Jump: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Footnote

A top
Account books & records, 69,83,87
Account managers, 36,182-183,205-213,290,315,316,360-361,413-416
Account trading table, 133
Adding to position, 8,53-55,108,135,164,165,179,180,243,248-251
Addresses, major commodity exchanges, 128
Advisory services, 36,90,169,173,271,395

B top
Barley, Chart, 344; Odds (current) 327
Barrier point picking, 150-162,187,199,200,204,205,249,289,382
Selective skill needed, 155-156,159-161,163
Unavailable at times, 155,157
Basis:
Adjustment for potatoes, 162
At bottoms & tops, 342,398
Cash pricing system, relationship, 118-121
Charting, 13,66,88
Charts (current) 122,137,323,339,355,371,387,407,423
Demand indicator, 121,128
Discount, lumber & Plywood, 142
Exceptional situations, 139,140,168,575
Factor in trade selection, 13,34,118-125,137-142,201,367
Limitations & positive effects, 11-13,34,137-142,228-229
Magnetic effect, 343,349,362,363,367,397,398
Relationship to:
Contract month, 169,181,405
Expiring option, 187,363,397
Metals, 126-127,143,174
Spreads, 344
World commodities, 363
Odds, 59,183-197,362-365
Option of your choice, 405
Shift, important, 66,123,138,141,342
Source of data, 168,181
Steady, then a shift, 14,141,342,343
Unusual action, 397
Bench mark, for trade:
Evaluation of, 161
Must have it, 150-162,187,199,200,204-205,249,382
None available at times, 155,157
Selective skill needed, 155,156,159-161,163
Big Money in Commodities: 98,112,121,125,230,249,264,270,305,358,365,373,376,413
Blank page, 14
Books & Commodity Publications (sources) 311
Bottoms, Characteristics of, 134,264,335
Bottom to Top Line Patterns, 4,5,30,31,50,115
How to trade, 30-34,92,93
Breaking even, part of the game, 133-136,167-168
Breakout markets, 37,38,39,40,381
Higher bottoms before, 37-50
Odds for, 39-41
British pound,charts, 151,297,346
Market comments (current) 152,297,346
Broilers, Cash price tables, 50
Charts, 39,71,82,221,259,291,331,348
Market comments (current) 156,221,259,291,314-316
Odds (current) 236
Brokers:
Agreement with, 245,246,385
Defense of, 385
Selection of, 36,385
Bulls & Bears, definition, 414
Business Principles in Commodities, 3,5,6

C top
Canadian Dollar, Charts, 262,296,338,348
Market comment (current) 262,296,346
Capital:
Manage your own, 132-136,178-179,182-183,199-205,305
Managed accounts, 36,131,182-183,205-213,360-361,389-390
Preserve it, 179,183,199,400
Cash:
Competing commodities, relationship, 253,254
Futures, relationship, 118-121,247,255,256
Magnetic effect of, 128-121,161,189,229,340-344, 348-349,362-363
Quotes (sugar)divergence of, 405,417
Cash Odds, how to calculate, 176,177,379
Cash Odds % tables: Cotton,261; Cocoa, Coffee, Orange juice, Sugar, 260
Cash price, tables ,42-49,61-63
Cash & World Commodities, 363
Cash Pricing System, 118-125
Cattle, cash price tables, 42
Charts, 32,42,71,232,293,344,368,374,381,422
Market Comments, current, 293-294,305,326,368,422
Odds, current, 76-77,189-190,226,335
Cattle vs. Feeder Cattle, 293,381
Change of trend, 4,5,7,8,32,33,50,57,58,59,60,72,134,163,264,335,342,383,398
Channel, curved, 73
Channel Trading, 34,56,71-73,217-223,405
Charts and charting, 87-89,126
Chart Paper, 31
Chart Services, 88,414
Chart characteristics, for good trade, 38-41,259
Check points for trade, 161,324-337
Close only, stops, 35
Cocoa, cash price table, 61
Charts, 30,61,71,212,222,292,322,378,415
Market comments, current, 115-116,222,292
Odds, current, 236
Odds, cash % tables, 260
Coffee, charts, 72,91,342,358,396
Market comments, 72,342,398
Odds, cash % table, 260
Odds %, current 236
Commitment, Factors to consider, 187,197,217
Check points, 324,334
Commitment of Large Traders(Report) 353
Commodities ,Competing 253,254
Universal business, 200
Vs. Stocks, 150-151
Commodity: Advisors (irresponsible) 36,90,169,182,205-213,290,315-316,360-361
Books & Services, 169-170
Cycles, 106,107,169
Exchanges (addresses) 128,357
Publications, Books, Chart paper, 311-312
Options (London) 167,392,408-410
Samples Kit, 167
Selection, check points, 324
Traders (Analysis of) 15-28
Trading, Depression proof, 225
Trading, keep it simple, 200-205
Trading Systems, 171-174,395,404,405,410-413,419-420
Commodity Funds, List of, 389-390
Compulsive Traders, 171
Computer Systems, 405,410-413
Contract Month, choice of, 165,402
Contrary Opinion, 395
Copper: Charts, 8,30,53,72,218,294,305,368,372
Market comments, Current,218,294,368,396
1-2-3 Chart Formation, 268
Corn: Cash price tables, 43
Charts,30,43,73,87,91,202,231,232,233,295,350
Market Characteristics, 166
Market Observations, 73,91,166,295,350,368
Odds,191,192,203,236,368
1-2-3 Chart formation, 267
Cotton: Cash price tables, 44
Cash % Odds, Table, 261
Charts,30,44,56,73, 205,219,221,234,250,251,261,295,334,337,331
Market observations, 81,117,166,205,219,221,250-251,261,295
Odds, 236
Current Market Demand, indicated by Basis, 121
Cyclic Patterns, Commodities, 54
Non-cyclic pattern commodities, 54
Cycle Markets, value of odds, 54
Cycles: Use of in trading plan, 106,107
Cyclic Trading Plan, 128
H. Commodity Cycles, 169,389,403,404
Moon Cycles, 180,181

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Delivery Month: Avoid with a few commodities, 382
Trading Plan, 128
Deutsche Mark: Chart, 150
Market comments, current, 151-152
Discipline, necessary for success, 98-99,117,197,373,401

E top
Eggs: Cash Price Tables, 63
Charts, 63,74,96,271,362,364,365,382
Market Comment, 74,77,188,189,271,362-366,382,397
Nearby Contract, avoid, 382
Odds, calculations, 188-189
Odds, current, 236
Thin Market, 362,365,382,421
Equity Statements, 83
Expiring Contract: Often get fast action, 331
When trading, check warehouse receipts, 149
Eyeball Test, 39,114-117,118,121,133,230

F top
False moves, minimize looses, 53,54
February Break, 230-238
Financial Balance Statement, 89
Flaxseed: Odds, current, 236
Forecasting: Systems, 213,395,405,410-413,419-420
Trend Indicators, 110-113
Forms (sheets) for Trading, 394
French Franc, Chart, 74
Frequent Trading, Futility of, 211
Fundamentals: of little Value, 2,3,115,199
Funds, Management, 36,131,182-183,205-213,290,315,316,360-361
Funds Services, 389-390
Futures - Cash Relationship, 118-121,161,181,229,362-363,247,255,256,340-344,348-349
Futures high-low tables, 309,356-357,418
Futures Odds, how to calculate, 176,177,365,378,379,402
Futures Odds, refinement with basis, 399

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Game Plan, 88,92,106-109,129-130,132-136,161,197,286,305,324-337,373-383,399-400
Ginnie May Charts, 32,269,299,383
Market Comments, 299,383
Grain Samples Kit, 167
Gold Charts, 5,33,51,75,153,198,298,337,384
Market comments, 5-9, 51-52,75,82,153,166,198,199,298,369 383
Govt. Reports: Large Traders, 353-354
Warehouse Receipts, 148-149,421-422

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H. Commodity Cycles, 169,389,403,404
Hedging Operations, 86,87
Hogs: Cash Price Tables, 45
Charts, 13,45,60,75,154,219,232,255,256,298,343
Market Comments, 134,166, 218-219,255,256,298
Odds: Current, 236
Hogs vs. Pork bellies,381
Hogs, Often difficult to trade, 298
Holding time for trades, 214
Hope, is costly, 6,7,262
Horizontal Price Patterns: 31-32,50,343,344
Characteristic of Wheat, Bellies, Silver, 31
Charts, 31,32,50,344

I top
Income Tax: Shelters & Straddles, 129
Spread Protection, 93
Index for Trading Manual, 145-146
Indicators, Market, 110-112,121
Inside Information, 4,240,241

J top
Journal of Commerce, 401

L top
Large Traders (Govt. Report) 353-354
L. - An opinion, 391-392
Line, The , 4-7,13,29,51-52,90,107,151,187,201,249,257,346,347,401
Looking at the Markets, 39,114-119,121,133,230
London Commodity Options, 167,392,408-410
Long term Trend, Definition, 111,112
Losing Money in Commodities, 15-28,358-360,372,374-376
Loss, Protection Against, 53,54
Lumber & Plywood: Charts, 33,269,299,338
Cash discounts, 142
Market Comments, 299
Wholesalers Discount Table, 366

M top
Magnetic Effect, Cash-Futures, 118-121,161,189,229,331,362-363,340-344,348-349,362,363
Expiring Option,332
Management, Commodity Funds, 36,131,182,183,201,205-213,290,360-361,389-390
Major Moves, wait for them, 285
Market Orders, 275
Market Bottoms, Characteristics, 134,264,335
Market Entry: First week crucial, 214,386
At halfway point, 142-144,147,243,386
Rules, 187,197,175
Market Ticker, 162,175,214
Market Tops, 56,59,72,73,163,264,335,342,383
Market Trend Indicators, 110-112
Market Watching (with ticker) 162,175,214
Metals: Basis, 126,127,143
Seasonal pattern (lack) 34,78,174
Metric Tons: Tables & Factors, 388
Mexican Peso: Charts, 33,297
Market Comments, 125,297
Mid Amer. Commod. Exchange, Advantages, 357
Mid-range Market strategy, 144,147,243,386
Minimize Losses, 53
Missing a Move, 55,67,68,82,144,402
Mistakes Traders Make, 1,28,171,173,175,178
Monthly Futures High-Low Tables, 309,356-357,418
Moving Averages, 419-420

N top
Naturals, 13,17,23,38,41,42,112,121,333
Nearby Contracts:
Eggs (avoid) 382
Relationship to Cash, 176
Newswire, no he1p, 162,172,175,214-215
News and rumors, 81,250,251,258,271,352,396,401
Non-seasonal Commodities, 54,78,126,143,153,174

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Oats: Cash Price tables, 62
Charts, 31,38,62,75,155,350
Market Observations, 34,58,59,155
Odds (current) 236
Odds:
And Basis, 59,362-365
Cash Price Tables,42-49,61-63
Calculation with Tables, 31-41,176-177,238,308
Cash vs. Futures, l39,168,175,176,186,189,190,192-194,196
Discrepancy-Cash & Futures, 175,186,189,191,193,194,196
Futures-Basis Refinements, 379
Futures, how to calculate odds, 378-379
Important Market Indicators, ll0,l83-l97,236-237,362-365
Refinements, 40,41,50,201,238,308,313
Reliability in non-violent markets, 332
Value in seasonal & Non-seasonal markets, 54
One-2-3 Patterns: Confirmation(odds & basis) 163
Open Interest: Declining, 52,165
& Volume, 335,336
Options ,London, 352,408-410
Option, nearby or distant for trade,l65,220,402
Orange Juice: Charts, 33,300,322,357
Cash odds % Table, 260
Thin Market, 300
Orders (see also stop orders)
Agreement with your broker, 245,246
At the market, 275
Avoid round numbers, 53
Examples, 8,35,53-55,66,75,79,92,151-153,163-165,246,310,311,317-320,403
Resting, 8,53

P top
Patience: A necessary trait, 114,178,182,204,213,248,249,285,373,374,380,382
Patterns: for good trade, 38-41,276
Identification, l-2-3 pattern, 257-258
Repetitive, a key, 3,4,10,276
Uncertain, l55,157
Perspective (necessary) 39,114-117,118,1-10,121,133
Petroleum (crude oil) Chart, 76
Philosophy of trading, 132-136,201,203-205
Planned Capital Management: 132-136,178,179,182-183,199,200,205,305
Platinum: Charts, 11,31,76,301,369
Market Comments, 301,369
Plywood: Charts, 32,76,156,299,347
Plywood Lumber cash discounts, l42
Plywood Lumber cash quotes, 142
Market Comments, 156,166,299
Wholesalers discount table, 366
Point Picking: l50-162,187,199,200,204,205,249,289,382
Evaluation of, l61
Impossible at times, l55,l57
Selective skill needed, l55,156,159-l61,163
Pork Bellies: Basis Peculiarities, l39,168,175
Cash Price Tables, 46
Charts, 46,77,86,156,231,257,270,301,337,343,380
Market observations, 77,93,156,266,301
Odds, bellies vs. hogs, 381
Odds, current, 236,319,322
Potatoes: Basis adjustment, l62
Charts & Comment, 60,77,157,267
Practice Trading: 9,67-82,83-85,88,129-130,204-205
Trading Sheet, 69
Premium/Discount Nearbys - Distants - Cash, 406
Price:
Chart Patterns, study them, l0
Movement, repetitive (a key), 4
Level (perspective) 324,344
Projection, specific years, 313,336
Reversa1, 7-9,32-33,50,56-59,72,73,92,93,97,134,163,265,333,342,383
Reversal at halfway level, 163
Trend in related commodities, 253-254
Trend vs. Odds, 40,50
Variations, Nearbys, Distants, Cash,247
Professional Commodity Account Management: 36,205-213
A sorry spectacle, 182-183,205-213,290,315-316,360-361
Frequent Trading, Futility of, 211
Funds Services, 389-390
Profit & Loss: Calculation, 89
Trend line across chart, 116
Protective Stops: 35,53,54,65,75,79,92,153,154,163,310,311,317,320,403
Publications, Books, etc, 311-312

R top
Rallies & Reactions: 91-93
Rapeseed: Charts, 94,234,304,345
Relationship to Soybean 0il, 94,304,345
Record Books: 83,84
Sheets, 69,87
Re-entry after stopped out, 386
Related Commodities, Price moves,253,381
Repetitious Price Patterns, 3,4,10
Resistance Points for trade, l50-162,187,199,200,204,205,249,289,382
Resting Orders, 8,53
Reversal of Trend, 4,5,7-9,32,33,57-60,72,73,134,163,264,335,342,383,398
From Extreme Levels, 92,93
Halfway Level (check odds, basis, etc) 163
Rolling Forward, Trade method, 247,254-257,349,404
Rye: Odds %, 237
Rules for Trading, (examples) 273-274,306-308
Your Own, 274-275,305,401

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Samples Kit Commodities, 167
Scaling orders, 8,53-55,108,135,164,165,179,180,243,248-251
Scalping Against the Trend, 416,417
Seasonal Price Patterns, 54,174
Non-seasonal pattern commodities, 54,78,126,143,153,174
Seasonal Price Curve Charts, 328-331,417-418
Selection of Trades, 4,9,33,34,37,38,39,84,114-117,249,324-334,382,386
Check point: Guide, 161,324-339
Table, 324
Choose Price Patterns, not commodities, 4,33,34,38,39,84,382
Option to Trade, 145,402
Short Term Trend, Definition of, 111,112
Side to Side Markets:
Characteristic of wheat, bellies, silver, 31,32
Charts, 32,50,344
How to Trade, 31,34,50,220,343,381
Price Patterns, 4,5,31,50
Silver Charts, 31,78,l58,220,302,338
Market observations, 78, l58,220,302,369
Soybeans: Cash Price Tables, 47
Charts, 31,39,47,79,159,234,303,376,378
Market observations, 79,94,95,158,166,303,398
Odds, 192,193,236
Soybean Meal: Cash Price Tables, 48
Charts, 10,30,38,48,79,94,159,216,233,242,272,322,333,338,341,377
Market Observations, 79,80,94,95,159,166,215
Odds, 194,195,237,172
Relationship to competing feeds, 253-254
Relationship with oil, 276-289,394,340-341
Soybean Oil: cash Price Tables, 49
Charts, 31,49,80,94,95,226,304,338,412
Market Observations, 79,84,94,226,304,305,341,345,371,394
Odds, 195,196,237
Rapeseed, Relationship, 94,254,304,345
Relationship with Competing 0ils, 253-254
With Mea1,276-289,3P4,34·0-341
Stocks Vs. Commodities, l50-l5l
Statistics, Supply/demand, 2,3,115,116,199-200
Stop Orders;(see also Orders & Scaling)
Agreement with your broker, 246
Art of placing, 65,75,79,92,153,163,216,242,310,311,317-320,403
Avoid even numbers, 35,311,320,321
Basis as an aid, 66
Close only (No!) 35
Commitment and Protective exit, 35,179
Downtrend Markets, 319-320
Exit, 35,53,54,65,79,92,293
In Practice Trading, keep records, 320
Scaling Orders, 8,53-55,108,135,164,165,179,180,243,248,251
Trailing, 65,79,153,154,163,164,317-320,403
Uptrend Markets, 321
With point picking, 150-162,199,200,204,205,310,311
Stop Limit Orders (advantages) 35,127,179
Stop Loss Orders with commitment, 35,53,54,84,85,92,130,131
Successful Trader, 98-109,115-ll7,121,197,199,230,373
Sugar: Cash, divergence of quotes, 405,417
Charts, 32,78,96,222,303,317,320,370,380,409
Market Observations, 78,96,222,303,305,399,400,470,380
Odds, 236
Odds % Table, 260
V-type Market, 141
Systems of Trading Commodities, l71-174,404,405,410-413,419-420

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Tables, Cash prices, 40,42-49,61-63
Broilers, 40; Cattle, Corn, Cotton, Hogs, Pork bellies, Soybeans,
Soybean meal, Soybean Oil, 42-49, Cocoa, oats, Eggs, 61-63
Table for accounting program, l33
Tables (Futures) Monthly high-low, 356-357
Tax Shelters & Straddles, 93,129
T-Bills; Charts, 33,74,227,369,383,393
Market comments, 226-227,369,383,393
The Line (see Line)
Thin Markets, 72,127,291,300,362,365,382,421
Ticker, for trading (N0!) 162,172,175,214,404
Topping Out Markets, 4,5,32,33,50,72,73,163,264,335,342,383
Top to Bottom: Charts, 33
Markets, how to trade, 32,56,57-59,72-73
Patterns, 4,5,32,33,50,57,58,72-73
Traders, Large (Govt. report) 353-354
Trade as little as possible, 114-117, 365
Trade the field of commodities, 2,4,69
Trade the Line, 4,7,11,12,13,29,107,151,187,201,249,257,346,347,401
Trade Selection: 4,9,33,34,37,38,39,84,161,187,197,217
Check Points, 324-334
Trading:
Against the Trend, 116,416-417
Commodities (a summary) 200-205
Exercises, 67-82,83-85,88,129,204,205
Plan, Have one, 83,88,99,114-117,129,130,132,149,161,172,305,373,401
Philosophy, 117,130,132-136,167,175,178,179,401
Program (a series play) 133,167
Records, 69,83,133,394
Systems, 171-174,395,404,405,410-413,419-420
Trailing Stops, 65,79,109,317-321,403,153,154,163
Trend:
Definition, short term, long term, 111-112
Indicators, 110-112,118,121,332,333
Don't buck it, 40,50,249,332,415,417
Lines, 34,56,71-73,217-223,333,405
Most powerful market force, 40,50,249,332,419
Reversa1, 4,5,7,8,32,33,57-60,72,73,134,163,264,335,342,383,398
Winners-losers price level line, 116

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V-type Markets: bellies, silver, sugar, wheat, 93,97,136,141
Volume & Open Interest, 335,336

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Warehouse Receipts, 148-149
Expiring contract, significance, 149
Explanation of terms, 421-422
Weights & Measures (metric ton) 388
Wheat: Charts, 32,60,80,97,160,223,231,233,248,304,310,320,337,350,370,406,413
One-2-3 chart formation, 268
Market Observations, 31,80,93,97,132-134,160,223,304,305,350,370,406,413
Odds, 183-187
V-type Market, l36
Worksheets, 69,88

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Yearbook:
Commodity Research Bureau, 176,177
Chicago Mercantile, l77

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Please note: This index was not compiled by me, but by a fine gentleman who did all the work. In the letter he sent to me along with the index, he made this comment:

Enclosed is an index to the first volume of your letters. The volume contains a great wealth of information and, for me, the index makes it more readily available, Some of your readers might find an index useful. You will note that from page 14 to 82, the references will be one page off, unless some of your readers put a number (14) on the blank page of the first issue, as I did. When you started using consecutive numbers at page 82, I found myself with two page 82's. However, the index from page 82 on should be the same for all and reasonably accurate.

 

 

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