The trading program’s focus is in agricultural commodities, specifically grain and oilseeds. Mr. Ditsch’s fundamental analysis on the grain and oilseed markets includes forecasting US and world supply and demand tables, monitoring of US and world weather, studying domestic and international freight values, and tracking the underlying international cash values associated with agricultural futures markets. Mr. Ditsch has led the trading operations within two large companies in the industry: Zen-noh Grain Corporation and Noble Agri.
Throughout his illustrious career Mr. Ditsch has developed several strong connections in the cash side of the grain industry that aids in his all-encompassing analysis. His contacts range from farmers, grain merchandisers, meteorologists, importers and exporters, and other various end users.
Ditsch Trading closely monitors development in world currency values and political events that can have an influence on global trade flows. Technical analysis is used very rarely and generally only to help determine entrance and exit points. Options are frequently used to enhance potential revenue and manage risk. Ditsch Trading is comfortable trading from both the long and short side of futures and options markets and frequently utilizes spreads.